Phosa calls for Zuma to step down

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Dr Mathews Phosa outside the North Gauteng High Court during the hearing of a civil claim case between him and David Mabuza on May 09, 2016 in Pretoria.

CAPE TOWN - Struggle stalwart Mathews Phosa says President Jacob Zuma must pack his bags and go.

The former ANC Treasurer General was speaking ahead of Thursday afternoon’s vote of no confidence in Parliament.

The motion against Zuma is expected to be debated in the National Assembly at 2pm. (Catch it live here.)

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“There is nobody in this country that has ever diminished or devalued the ANC in this country than President Jacob Zuma," said Phosa.

"It can’t get worse. The ANC should consider asking him to politely to pack his bag and leave.”

He believes the country is at a political crossroads and President Jacob Zuma needs to do the right thing and resign.

* Watch the full video report by Annika Larsen in the gallery above.

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