Motlanthe ‘agonising’ over Zuma challenge

2012-11-30 12:11

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has said he was “agonising” about whether to run against President Jacob Zuma for leadership of the ANC at Mangaung.

“I am still agonising over it,” he said just hours after Gauteng backed him to replace Zuma as party president.

Provinces are in the process of nominating their preferred candidates for the ANC’s top 6 ahead of Mangaung.

Motlanthe said the answer could only come once the ANC’s regions had spoken.

“The question will be answered once it’s posed by the right body,” he said when pressed to give an indication of whether he will run if he garners enough party support.

“I may not even be nominated for all you know,” he told foreign correspondents based in South Africa in Pretoria today.

- Sapa - AFP

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