Family and friends of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela gathered at her grave to remember and honor the struggle icon.
The gathering has taken place exactly a year since she passed on. People of all walks of life were part of the gathering thus included but not limited to: Businessman and Madikizela-Mandela’s friend Lungi de Ovidio, EFF Leader Julius Malema.
Madikizela-Mandela’s Orlando house in Soweto was also abuzz with actives with family and friends gathering to celebrate the life of the late politician.
The Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema, said that Madikizela-Mandela always wanted the African National Congress to change for the better.
“The ANC is in an extremely bad state; there is no one who can rescue it, not Mama, even if she wakes up could rescue it.”
Malema said the ANC is failing Madikizela-Mandela, even in her grave.
Malema was Speaking to Eyewitness News following a wreath-laying ceremony at Madikizela-Mandela’s grave in Fourways.
Luigi de Ovidio said the struggle stalwart was always for the people.
“A smart, good-looking woman who was very intelligent and I think she could have done better for this country.”