The leader of the ANC Women’s League Bathabile Dlamini has rejected rumours of her being inebriated while in office, SowetanLive reports.
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She said more and more people kept questioning her about drinking alcohol, which resulted in her consulting a neurologist.
“I was taking Epilim, 200g in the morning and 200g in the afternoon and thereafter he had to prescribe Epitec for the evening only because as much as I was fighting saying I don’t drink and everyone was saying no you are drinking, I politicised the issue because we were dealing with the issues of alcohol and drug abuse but I also had to look into myself and do self-introspection,” Dlamini said.
Dlamini’s spokesperson, Lumka Oliphant, came to the former minister’s defence over the rumours, saying “
Oliphant said at the time that if it were up to Dlamini, South Africa would not be drinking, and in fact, there would be no alcohol advertising.
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