Mabuza re-elected ANC Mpumalanga chairperson unopposed

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza during the South African National Aids Council (SANAC) meeting in Secunda, Mpumalanga. Photo: GCIS

JOHANNESBURG – Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza has been re-elected as ANC provincial chairperson for a third term at the party’s provincial conference this weekend.

The gathering which was held at the Mbombela Stadium was attended by a 1,000 delegates who elected Mabuza unopposed.

Mabuza will be deputised by Violet Siwela, while Mandla Ndlovu has been elected as provincial secretary with Lindiwe  Mabona-Ntshalintshali to be his deputy.

Vusi Shongwe rounds of the top five leaders as he occupies the Provincial Treasurer position.

A further 35 member Provincial Executive Committee was also elected at the conference.

Mabuza’s re-election boosts the “Premier League’s” ambition of a woman ANC president by the end of 2017.

The ANC lobby faction of the “Premier League” compromises of the premiers of Mpumalanga, Free State and North West whom are also ANC chairperson’s in their province.

They are allegedly against deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa’s rise to ANC president in 2017 as Jacob Zuma’s successor.


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