ANC nominates 295 NEC members

2012-12-18 19:50
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Bloemfontein - A total of 295 people were nominated for the ANC's national executive committee on Tuesday at the party's national conference in Mangaung.

Included on the list is former police commissioner Bheki Cele, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane, and AU commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Those who lost out in the race for the top six positions of the African National Congress' top six were also nominated.

These included Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula, former treasurer general Mathews Phosa, former deputy secretary general Thandi Modise and Gauteng ANC chair Paul Mashatile.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe declined.

Also on the list were Gauteng education MEC Barbara Creecy, Frank Chikane, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, Public Enterprise Minister Malusi Gigaba, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom, and Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Petterson.

A string of high-profile ANC members, including Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, declined nomination for the national executive committee.

Others who said no included presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel, Northern Cape African National Congress chairperson John Block, and struggle stalwart Jay Naidoo.

Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, National Union of Metalworkers of SA general secretary Irvin Jim and National Union of Mineworkers general secretary Frans Baleni did not accept nomination.

Free State ANC chairperson Ace Magashule also declined.

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