ANC sees nothing wrong with delegates revealing who they voted for

Gauteng is the last province voting in the ANC's 54th Elective Conference in Nasrec, Johannesburg.

According to EWN reporter Clement Manyathela, the ANC leadership says that results can be expected anytime after lunch.

Some of the ANC leadership went on social media indicating who they have voted for and among them is Police Minister Fikile Mbalula, who indicated that he has voted for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Jackson Mthembu and Zizi Kodwa said they voted for Cyril Ramaphosa.

Manyathela says the media have asked ANC spokesperson Khusela Sangoni if the party is comfortable with its leaders coming out in public revealing who they have voted for.

Sangoni says there is nothing wrong with this, it's part of democracy - they can continue and express who they are voting for

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

On the other hand, Manyathela says they are expecting a briefing from the secretary general, Gwede Mantashe on the documents he presented on organisational renewal last night.

The media will also be briefed on the financial report by the former treasurer Zweli Mkhize.

The conference is running a day behind but the ANC leadership say they have managed to make up for lost times.

Zizi Kodwa has confirmed that they are not considering extending this conference by any day, they are keeping it as it is. Khusela Sangoni has also mentioned that they have made up for the lost times.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

What they are dealing with right now is what they should've dealt with on Saturday evening already when conference started. It essentially means they are going to have a problem with policy discussions that were suppose to have started yesterday already.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

To hear more of this report by EWN Clement Manyathela, listen below:


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