Dlamini-Zuma: I'll sweep the floor if asked - comments on deputy-president post

Dlamini-Zuma: I'll sweep the floor if asked - comments on deputy-president post

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has responded to claims that she may be called upon to serve as South Africa's deputy-president. The minister in the presidency says that she will serve her party to the best of her ability, regardless of the position.

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Minister in the presidency, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has responded to claims doing the rounds on social media that she will be called upon to serve as the nation's deputy-president.

Rumors have been circulating around an unverified list of the proposed cabinet, where Dlamini-Zuma is listed as President Cyril Ramaphosa's second-in-command.

When asked about the matter, the minister simply stated that it was the president's prerogative who he appointed, but that she would heed the call, should it come:

"I've always said, if I'm asked to sweep the floor, I'll sweep it very clean - whatever I'm asked to do I will do."

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Briefly.co.za reported that the politician, who lost the chance to run the ANC to Ramaphosa in 2017, cast her vote during special voting on Monday.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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