ANC dismisses ‘plot’ reports

2010-04-08 09:07

The ANC on Wednesday dismissed media reports about plots to get rid

of its present leadership.

The party dismissed “with contempt” an article in Wednesday’s

Sowetan headlined “ANC faction ‘plots’ to oust leadership’, spokesperson Jackson

Mthembu said.

“Any attempt by any newspaper or any formation to implicate members

and leaders of the ANC in their smear campaign against the ANC is divisive and

mischievous and devoid of the truth,” he said.

The Sowetan reported there was a move within the ANC to overhaul

the party’s leadership in 2012, to give nationalists more power and neutralise

the left.

The ANC said its national executive committee had issued a

directive to members and structures to refrain from any succession debate and

discussion.

“This will be done at an appropriate time as stipulated by the ANC

constitution,” Mthembu said.



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