Political killings will end, if the deputy president takes over - Cosatu

General secretary of labour federation Cosatu, Bheki Ntshalintshali, said on Wednesday that political killings will be a thing of the past if the ANC follows the tradition of the deputy taking over from the president.

Ntshalintshali was addressing about 150 delegates, some dressed in CR17 t-shirts, at the Sadtu General Council under way in Kempton Park, Johannesburg.

"You can't have Number Two but when Number One goes, Number Two becomes useless. It can't be correct," he said. Watch above for more.

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