ANC 2017 Elective Conference

"Stakes at #ANC54 are high for the whole country"

The outcome of the ANC conference is not only vital to its members, it is vital to the country. This is according to ANC Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha who says they stakes at the conference are very high.

READ: Crucial that credentials disputes sorted for #ANC54 conference

As to the credential debacle, Mathabatha says this is expected at conference and that he is confident that everything will be sorted out.

The stakes in the conferences of the African National Conference are always high.

Stanley Mathabatha, ANC Limpopo Premier

The ANC is not leading its members only. It's leading the whole country.

Stanley Mathabatha, ANC Limpopo Premier

He says his province's decision to nominate Cyril Ramaphosa as the next African National Congress (ANC) leader has been vindicated by Baleka Mbete's announcement that she too is backing the deputy president.

Listen to the full conversation below:


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