Modise fires DA, EFF tries to turn Sona into a virtual affair
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Thandi Modise, said that no deputy was obliged to attend and that all security precautions would be taken.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise delivers her speech during Parliament’s budget vote on July 16, 2019. Image: @ ParliamentofRSA / Twitter.
CAPE TOWN – National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise dismissed calls from the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to turn the State of the Nation Address (Sona) into a meeting completely virtual.
The parties presented their case at the meeting on Thursday of …