The African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe was speaking at the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) central committee on Thursday.
On Wednesday Mantashe made suggestions that the situation around the removal of President Jacob Zuma as president would be less complex after he was no longer leader of the ANC in December.
EWN reporter Thando Kubheka, says Mantashe told delegates that the prospects of Zuma stepping down has long been discussed with the ANC and added that removing the president would send the party into chaos.
He spoke about organisational discipline, that ANC members have decided to be disciplined and deal with Zuma stepping down at the elective conference in December.— Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter
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