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ANC leaders nominated for six top jobs vetted: Motlanthe – SABC News

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African National Congress Electoral Committee Chairman Kgalema Motlanthe has confirmed that the candidates nominated for the first six leadership positions in the party have been vetted.

Incumbent Cyril Ramaphosa and NEC member Zweli Mkhize have been nominated to lead the ANC.

Paul Mashatile, Ronald Lamola and Oscar Mabuyane were nominated for the position of Deputy President.

Branches nominated Namvula Makanyane and Phoebe Potgieter as Deputy General Secretaries.

Speaking to the media in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Motlanthe said all candidates had accepted their nominations ahead of the ANC’s 55th National Conference next month.

“The names that were successfully nominated and verified and when the Election Commission asked each of them whether they accept the nomination or not, they all confirmed that they accept the nomination. And as you know, the rules allow for a vetting process.”

The fight for the position of ANC president will be held in two races:

INFOGRAPHIC | The six best candidates for the position of the head of the ANC

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