week, says he will use the league’s upcoming national general council to settle
“all political disputes”.
aimed at assessing progress made in implementing programmes since the last
committee fired him on Monday on charges of bringing the organisation into
disrepute and sowing division.
But the firebrand leader rejected the decision,
denouncing the charges as “spurious” and the disciplinary hearing as a
collusion and unfairness, and that Malema had reneged on an ANC-brokered deal to
end the dispute.
impossible because the league’s national executive committee, whose permission
he needed to appeal, was a complainant in the matter. In fact, the committee
took a decision to sack him even before the hearing, he added.
facilitate appeals, was also a complainant in the matter.
said, vowing to attend the national general council alongside members of a
parallel provincial executive committee he leads.
We have no doubt that the council will help us deal with these political
problems,” he said.
national disciplinary committee decision has no basis here and we reject it
thoroughly,” he said.
would not recognise his expulsion – just as Malema’s national executive
committee had not recognised the decision of the league’s Ike Maphoto branch to
suspend the youth league boss’s ally, Clifford Motsepe, earlier this year.
“They are the ones who started this whole recognition issue.”
Motsepe and two other national disciplinary committee members from his case on
the grounds of conflict of interest because they hailed from Limpopo and
replaced them with Doctor Tshwale, who came from the same province.
Mitileni, and provincial executive committee members Papiki Tjebane and Mosa
Chabane – would no longer attend their disciplinary hearings as well, Masoga
elective conference in Sekhukhune in the second week of next month.
Masoga the ANC’s national executive committee would discuss his expulsion at its
meeting over the weekend.
decision to expel Masoga,” said a source.
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