ANC 2017 Elective Conference

LISTEN: Frank Chikane's warning to the new ANC leadership

ANC stalwarts Rev Frank Chikane says the new leadership of the ANC would have to show their leadership by turning things around and root out corruption and state capture.

Chikane says they are hoping that the new leadership will radically change things and focus on the interest of the people.

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The position of the veterans and stalwarts was very simple. Elect the leaders who are going to change the trajectory of the ANC and move away from self interest, state capture, corruption and begin to serve the people.

Rev. Frank Chikane, leader of the ANC stalwarts

Our real measurement of the leadership that's been elected, is whether they can go through the eye of the needle and become real leaders of the ANC, turn around the organisation because the organisation has been hurting for a number of years.

Rev. Frank Chikane, leader of the ANC stalwarts

He says if they don't serve the people in the manner they should, they should forget about being elected in 2019.

Chikane says they are also hoping that National Executive Committee to be elected on Tuesday will be able to make the radical decisions and transformation possible.

Let's wait and see what the NEC would like and see how they would behave. There is nothing impossible under the sun if you are ready to change radically and be what the people expect you to be.

Rev. Frank Chikane, leader of the ANC stalwarts

If the ANC doesn't change, then of course it is going to die a natural death and that's the choice the members would have to make.

Rev. Frank Chikane, leader of the ANC stalwarts

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