The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng held its elective conference over the weekend where David Makhura was elected Gauteng chairperson unopposed.
Eyewitness News reporter Clement Manyathela say the new PEC comprises of candidates from different slates.
We are seeing this emergence of ANC delegates voting for the so-called united slates and taking what ANC leaders normally refer to as the Zebra approach.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
There is a generational mix into the ANC Gauteng leadership.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
Former MEC for Health in the province Qedani Mahlangu made into the provinces executive committee.
There was a lot of controversy around Qedani Mahlangu. Brian Hlongwa as well there were corruption charges that the SIU is already looking at. So those are some of the people who made it onto the list of this PEC and they got overwhelming support.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
#ANCGP remember Brian Hlongwa who has been accused of corruption in that SIU report? He is also elected into the Gauteng ANC’s executive committee, together with Qedani Mahlangu and others.— Clement Manyathela (@TheRealClementM) July 23, 2018
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi was elected as deputy chairperson, while Jacob Khawe was elected secretary, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko his deputy and former Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau as treasurer.
Listen to what eNCA anchor Jane Dutton has to say about the latest political developments in Gauteng...