ANC agrees to postpone Mabuza's swearing-in as MP

Deputy President David Mabuza won't be sworn in as a member of Parliament on Wednesday. His decision is in light on an investigation by the ANC's Integrity Commission into his conduct. Courtesy of #DSTV403

JOHANNESBURG - ANC deputy president David Mabuza has requested the party to postpone his swearing-in as an MP.

This is in light of a report by the ANC Integrity Commission in which he is alleged to have prejudiced the integrity of the ANC and brought the organisation into disrepute.

The ANC released a statement, saying Mabuza postponed his swearing-in as a member of the National Assembly out of respect for the ANC’s institutions and processes.

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ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement that the party commends Mabuza for the stance he has taken.

"I personally applaud his resolve to put the interests of the ANC first," said Ramaphosa.

Source
eNCA