Ramaphosa to deliver SONA: ANC

File: The ANC wants its president, Cyril Ramaphosa, to be the president of South Africa. Photo: Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

JOHANNESBURG - ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has confirmed that ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the State of the Nation Address.

At a media briefing at the party's headquarters, Luthuli House, in Johannesburg, Magashule said the ANC wants Ramaphosa to be the president of the country.

The ANC confirmed it has recalled President Jacob Zuma.

READ: EFF threatens legal action if Mbete doesn't respond to its request

Sona has been scheduled for 22 February following calls for Zuma to step down.

The EFF has, however, written to the National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete, requesting that Sona be brought forward.

The EFF gave the speaker until Tuesday to reply to its request.

The opposition party has also called for a motion of no confidence in Zuma.


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