Legendary producer and DJ Oskido thanked Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) over their plan to help musicians in need affected financially after coronavirus outbreak.
EFF through their chairman, Julius Malema, have revealed their plan on helping some local musicians after revealed on social media about their hard times during lockdown.
“This is an important consideration and intervention to the plight of artists by the EFF. We thank them on behalf of those artists who will be receiving help from the EFF,” Oskido wrote on Twitter.
In the video shared by EFF, Julius Malema talks about his party acknowledge on difficulties some musicians go through with a plan to aid them.
“We are aware the crisis brought by Covid-19 will affect artists and entertainers the most as the majority of these people depend on festivals and events to make a living.
“Because of the necessity for social distancing, it is clear we will not see concerts, parties, wedding, festivals and other gatherings through which they make a living.”
The EFF leader said the party had taken a decision to financially support all artists who have been with the political party from inception.
“All musicians and entertainers who have ever been on our stage or event will get financial support to help ease the economic burden caused by Covid-19,” he said.