North West ANC nominates Dlamini-Zuma for party president


File: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma remains the ANC Women's League's preferred candidate to succeed President Jacob Zuma as party president.




JOHANNESBURG – The ANC in the North West nominated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its preferred candidate for party president.

The party held its Provincial General Council (PGC) on Friday.

Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza secured the deputy president nomination while Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa was nominated for National Chairperson.

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ANC Free State chairman, Ace Magashule was nominated as Secretary General with Jessie Duarte as deputy.

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was nominated as Treasurer General.

This was the same list the Free State ANC nominated.

During the PGC, some members wanted to stop the regional elective conference and PGC meetings from going ahead as the party is still nominating its preferred candidate for party president.

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The party is embroiled in a court battle, however, provincial spokesperson Gerald Modise is confident the PEC’s is going to win the case.

Provinces have been given until Sunday to finalise presidential nominations.

The party is pushing to complete the processes before its 54th National Conference in December.