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'I think he did his job extraordinarily well

10 June 2019 7:45 AM
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Athol Trollip
James Selfe
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DA chair Athol Trollip comments on James Selfe stepping down as party FedEx chair to head the party's governance unit.

The Democratic Alliance's (DA) James Selfe will in October step down from his position as federal executive and council chairperson.

The announcement was made on Sunday at the party's federal congress.

Read: 'We need to see where we have lost votes, apply those lessons to 2021 election'

Selfe has been in this role for 19 years.

To discuss Selfe's move, Ray White, standing in for Bongani Bingwa, chats to DA chair Athol Trollip.

I think he did his job extraordinary well and received an emotional standing ovation from the whole federal council when the announcement was made.

Athol Trollip, Federal chairperson - DA

He says the elections were disappointing for the party and the federal congress intended to be reflective to see where they went wrong and to look forward.

To look forward to seeing where we are going to get voter support markets and how we are going to mobilise those voters who were lethargic.

Athol Trollip, Federal chairperson - DA

Trollip says Selfe will head the party's governance unit to make sure that the DA governs in a transparent manner.

Listen below to the full interview:


This article first appeared on 702 : 'I think he did his job extraordinarily well


10 June 2019 7:45 AM
Tags:
Athol Trollip
James Selfe
DA

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