The ANC has confirmed that chief whip in the National Assembly Stone Sizani has resigned and will be redeployed.
Sizani will be redeployed as an ambassador to Germany. He will be replaced by Doris Dlakude.
Xolani Gwala on Wednesday spoke to Sizani about his tenure and how he felt about his work in the ANC caucus.
Listen to the conversation below:
Meanwhile, social media was abuzz with reaction to Sizani's unexpected exit from the local political scene.
Below are some of the tweets:
@gwalax ANC is trying to hide internal fighting fidgety from us voters and clear we see what is happening, only ignorant cant see!— Pitsi Legodi (@LegodiPitsi) March 2, 2016
@gwalax General Holomisa told the whole anc not to be cowards and get rid of no1, this sunk into Stone cause it was in pure Xhosa— andile ayanda (@andileayanda7) March 2, 2016