Brits – The Madibeng Business Forum will help President Jacob Zuma to pay back the R7.8 million he has been ordered to contribute towards security upgrades at his Nkandla residence in KwaZulu-Natal, the forum said on Thursday.
“You have been under tremendous strain regarding your residence in Nkandla. We feel your pain and we are going to a pay that money. When you read the judgment it does not say you must not be assisted,” said Robert Ngwenya from the forum.
Zuma was in Letlhabile near Brits to wrapped up the ANC election campaign in the North West province ahead of the August 3 local government election.
The forum also gave Zuma six cows and North West premier Supra Mahumapelo was given two cows.
Ngwenya said the forum thanked them for improving the lives of the people.
Zuma was given 45 days to pay back R7.8 million used for non security features at his Nkandla residence.