UDM leader Bantu Holomisa
“We welcome the judgment by the [Constitutional Court]. We have also taken note that there were divisions but at least the majority prevailed.
“It also proved that the views of the chief justice disagreeing with other judges are different from what we normally know that the principal has a last word in an institution. The majority judgment is well accepted.”
Congress of the People leader Mosiuoua Lekota
“We are thrilled that we have got the outcome that we got. We did expose the fact that President Zuma had violated the Constitution.
“What we have achieved today has been to expose the fact that the National Assembly led by the Speaker tried to collaborate with President Zuma by hiding and protecting him.
“Now the court found has that they … should have developed the procedure urgently to enable us to hold the president accountable. They have been instructed to go and develop a procedure to hold the president accountable by way of impeachment procedure.”