The ruling party is confident in their candidates list, which includes individuals implicated in the state capture inquiry. Nevertheless, the ANC is adamant that the list is not cast in stone following severe backlash from the public and other political parties.
Fikile Mbalula, head of elections for the ruling party, has spoken out about the controversy surrounding the ANC candidate list for Parliament.
According to eNCA, the list will be handed over to the ANC integrity commission, despite his claim that none of the individuals are currently violating any electoral law.
Mbalula says that the commission will now make a determination on the matter, with numerous objections to the list submitted to the IEC.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Mmusi Maimane, leader of the Democratic Alliance, recently claimed that coalition governments are the way forward for South Africa. The opposition head claimed that a state dominated by a single party had helped pave the way for state capture.
Mbalula disagreed, saying that the ANC would not be using the 'back door' to power, and that the party had no intention of forming a coalition to retain their long reign in SA.
The election head is adamant that coalitions have not served any good purpose for the nation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa recently spoke out about the list, saying that many voters he had encountered while campaigning had voiced discontent in this regard. Ramaphosa is adamant that the matter must be handled with sensitivity.
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