ANC 2017 Elective Conference

‘Ramaphosa needs the NEC to get rid of Jacob Zuma’

New ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa with his new deputy David Mabuza on 18 December 2017. Picture: Ihsaan Haffejee/EWN

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has much to do, says News24 Editor Adriaan Basson.

However, he can’t do those things if he isn’t president of the country.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Basson.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

We are now two or three days behind schedule…

Adriaan Basson, News24

The NEC is the highest decision making body…

Adriaan Basson, News24

Often, members of Cabinet is picked from the NEC.

Adriaan Basson, News24

He’s going to need the NEC to help him get rid of Jacob Zuma.

Adriaan Basson, News24

There’s enough for Cyril Ramaphosa to do, but he cannot do any of these things if he isn’t president of the country.

Adriaan Basson, News24

Ace Magashule and Jessie Duarte might stand up and say, ‘No, we’re not [going to get rid of Jacob Zuma]’.

Adriaan Basson, News24

This is going to be the biggest negotiation of his life, getting Jacob Zuma out of the Union Buildings.

Adriaan Basson, News24

Mabuza will claim his pound of flesh from Ramaphosa.

Adriaan Basson, News24

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