He said the independent candidates were “administratively accountable to the forum and politically accountable to the community as their employers”.
Kekana said the forum’s final candidates list would be announced in
three weeks once the IEC had concluded the process of disputes.
Kekana said the candidates under their association were not only from the ANC and there were people from the Democratic Alliane and the Economic Freedom Fighters.
However, those who joined the forum joined as individuals and their previous political home was not an issue they took seriously.