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NW ANC’s probe will ‘unmask’ councillors who voted for EFF speaker in Mamusa

JOHANNESBURG – The African Nationwide Congress (ANC) within the North West on Tuesday stated it might probe the conduct of its councillors within the Mamusa Native Municipality in Schweizer-Reneke after they voted with the opposition within the election of the council’s speaker – regardless of having the outright majority.

It’s unknown which ANC councillors in Mamusa went in opposition to the occasion line after they voted in help of the Financial Freedom Fighters (EFF)'s Olebeng Mogorosi for the place, as an alternative of former mayor Physician Batsi – whom that they had been mandated to help.

In a press release on Tuesday, the occasion’s interim provincial committee (IPC) coordinator Hlomani Chauke condemned the incident, describing it as an act of disloyalty and betrayal that undermined the need of the folks of Mamusa.

“The ANC will examine the conduct of our councillors whose actions have introduced the motion into disrepute. Our councillors have not too long ago signed not too long ago signed deployment contracts committing themselves to respect the structure of the ANC. The actions of those faceless parts represent a gross violation of our deployment contract and the ANC structure.”

Chauke stated the IPC would have interaction councillors with the aim of exposing the perpetrators.

“The ANC will spare no effort in unmasking and exposing these misleading parts and be sure that they face the total may of the ANC structure.”

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In the meantime, the election of the mayor didn’t happen after the council sitting, which was disrupted on Monday, did not make any progress on Tuesday. Proceedings have been postponed to Friday.


The ANC has managed to carry on to energy within the Rustenburg Native Municipality, which is one among three hung councils within the province.

Following the 2016 native authorities election, Rustenburg was the one hung council – ensuing within the ANC forming coalitions with smaller events.

Within the 2021 native ballot, the occasion additionally did not get hold of an outright majority in Lekwa-Teemane and JB Marks municipalities.

Former speaker Sheila Mabale-Huma was elected the manager mayor of Rustenburg on the inaugural council assembly that happened on the Rustenburg Civic Centre on Monday.

Mabale-Huma was up in opposition to Tsogang Civic Motion’s Papi Rangwaga and Democratic Alliance’s Pieter Malan.

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