"I decided to resign before I hit to save the ANC," said former president of Jacob Zuma on Tuesday.
He talked to more than one thousand Bobhoyi residents, at Porth Shepstone, in the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal lowest at a provincial ANC election campaign event.
"ANC NEC (national executive committee) told me to resign as president and they could not give me reasons when I asked them. I decided to save the ANC and I resigned. I saw that this would lead us to forest and we fight ourselves , "he said.
"The ANC is more important than a pain and feelings," he said with great interest.
Supporters of the party who were wearing ANC colors warned "voting for the ANC and not the president".
"ANC has not done anything to your place. There are conversations that some people are not happy about that, so, or Zuma. Vote for the ANC, not the president. If you choose not vote next year, then you are not mature. Vote for the ANC to stay in government, "he said.
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Zuma warned members who believed they were "specially due to power or because of their ideas" to "put the ANC first".
"We joined ANC, the ANC did not join us. We aim to make it better than when we joined it," he said.
The ANC has made "mistakes" in his tenure as the governing party, Zuma acknowledged.
"There are mistakes when you work," he said.
He warned those who were "politically" in their criticism of the ANC and encouraged the youngsters, especially those who had turned 18 to vote for the ANC "instead of throwing their voting at sea "by deciding to vote for other parties.
"Do not vote for the other party that was led by that woman and now led by that boy, I forgot their names and their party. Do not vote too for the other party led by that boy who is always red who also speaks a lot, "he said sarcastically.
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It appeared referring to former leader of DA Helen Zille and current leader Mmusi Maimane, as well as the leader of EFF, Julius Malema.
"The other party even defeats the other color woman in Cape Town. He eventually left as they continue to motivate her. Why do I vote for them? The boy is not in Red has done nothing to the people. Vote for the ANC. "
He referred to the former mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, who recently resigned his job and also left the DA to form a new political party.
Zuma was also the former president of the party.
"Being a vice president does not mean anything. It does not mean you're a king," he said.
He suggested that they should respect the current leadership of the party, saying that he was under the leadership of the provincial secretary Mdumiseni Ntuli during the event at Shepstone Port.
"Being pre-editing does not mean anything. He is the one who sent me. That's how it's supposed to be. That situation was given for specific reasons. It does not mean that when you have get a job again, you're now a king that does not mean anything. That's why they're using before, they're now telling you & # 39; unprofitable, you're older, "he said before cutting the signature in his signature.