National Chairperson of the African National Congress and Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe has opened up about his opinion following the call by President Ramaphosa and his deputy to Malema and others to return back to the ANC.

The former secretary general of the ANC once said he suspended Malema while at the ANC. The new minister too to his social media to speak out about his concern following the statement by the President.

He said that asking those who left to come back is not a good idea, because they wont even though in their mind they would like to be back;

“We should not go around asking people to come back to ANC. If you do, you give them the opportunity to decline even though they want to”.

Some of his supporters said that those who want Malema back should join the EFF