Tuesday, 20 August 2019

NEC Announces Cde Zamani Saul as the New Northern Cape Premier

STATEMENT OF THE ANC ON THE OUTCOME OF THE SPECIAL NEC MEETING

13 May 2019

The African National Congress convened a Special National Executive meeting (NEC) on Monday, the 13 May 2019 to discuss the nomination of its Premier Candidates.

 

In arriving at its decision the NEC was guided by the following principles and approaches: Gender parity; unity and stability in ANC structures; youth and inter generational mix; experience and; integrity.

The NEC received three names per province as recommended by the Provincial Executive Committees.

The NEC received three names as recommended by the following are the nominated Premier Candidates:

• Eastern Cape – Oscar Mabuyane 

• Free State – Sisisi Ntombela

• Gauteng – David Makhura

• KwaZulu Natal – Sihle Zikalala

• Limpopo – Stan Mathabathe

• Mpumalanga – Refilwe Mtsweni

• Northern Cape - Zamani Saul

Pertaining to the North West the Premier Candidate will be announced in due course following internal engagements.

The NEC further agreed that in provinces where Premiers are men, then at least 60% of the Provincial Executive must be constituted by women. There was consensus that in instances where the Premier is a female there shall be at least 50 - 50 representation in the Provincial Executive. Speakers in all provinces will be women irrespective of whether the Premier is male or female. Youth representation must be integrated. 

The NEC expressed appreciation to all its structures, volunteers, the elections team, alliance partners and supporters who gave their time, efforts and worked tirelessly during the election campaign. The ANC will undergo a process of self-introspection and assessment of its election campaign.

END

Issued by the Secretary General of the African National Congress 

Comrade Ace Magashule

Enquires:

Pule Mabe 

National Spokesperson 

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