Former KwaZulu-Natal director general Nhlanhla Ngidi has put up his hand to contest the chairperson’s position when the party holds its provincial conference in July.
This comes after allies of the incumbent, Sihle Zikalala, lost control of the Musa Dladla region in the north of the province to the so-called radical economic transformation faction (RET), which will oppose the re-election of Zikalala and, at the ANC’s national conference in December, president Cyril Ramaphosa.
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