Former EFF members whilst they were still in the process of forming the party asked former President Jacob Zuma for advice.
Ngcobo said: “We consulted Msholozi (former President Jacob Zuma) as a stalwart, a former freedom fighter and the ex-president of the land – not as a member of the ANC. His advice was solely along those lines to groom us as children.”
The new party, Mazibuye African Congress, promises to “champion the cause of black people”.
He reiterated that the party will definitely be a part of the 2019 South African national elections.
Ngcobo said: “The party was well represented in all South African provinces…”