WATCH: EFF Leader Reacts To De Lille’s New Political Party

EFF leader Julius Malema embraces former Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille at the EFF's memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. PICTURE: Twitter/@EFFSouthAfrica

JOHANNESBURG: De Lille has re-entered the political boxing ring, announcing her new political movement on Sunday.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has welcomed Patricia de Lille’s announcement on a new political movement, adding that this is likely to lessen the Democratic Alliance (DA) vote.

De Lille has re-entered the political boxing ring, announcing her new political movement on Sunday.

Malema says he’s pleased with De Lille’s decision.

“I am very happy. I am excited because someone is going to eat the DA vote. When you eat the DA vote, you make the EFF the official opposition, you see?”

WATCH: EFF Leader Reacts To De Lille’s New Political Party