Those who backed him tended to overlook his darker side, including his sexual promiscuity.
It is also believed that the meeting was attended by former president, Mr Thabo Mbeki but he did not speak.
The Zuma faction created no-go zones for Mbeki and his allies, who, remarkably, were booed at public events and rallies.
While sympathetic to Mr Magashule’s, Ms Duarte has, however, warned that he can’t be responsible for the demise of the ANC.
Mr Zuma was removed after the current president, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa was elected with a thin margin at Nasrec in December 2017 beating Mr Zuma’s former wife.
As a 2009 general election approached with no end in sight to Zuma’s case, some among his backers called for a political solution.
Mr. Malema launched a scathing attack on judges and warned them of ‘uprising’, echoing sentiments of the statement issued by Mr. Zuma on Monday, 15th of February 2021.