Cameron Dugmore has been unanimously nominated to lead the ANC in the Western Cape legislature. All gloves are off, with Dugmore saying the party is ready to hold the Democratic Alliance accountable.
Cameron Dugmore has been appointed as the leader of the ANC in the DA-led Western Cape legislature.
The ANC is the opposition party in the region, following the DA's success at the polls ensuring they retain their stronghold in the province.
Faiez Jacobs, provincial secretary, said that the nomination had been sent to the national executive committee, where an approval is expected to be granted, reports Eyewitness News.
Jacobs commented that the party is as committed as ever to performing their role in the province:
“We don’t want to be simply an opposition that opposes. We want the 'New Dawn' and to make it a reality in the Western Cape. We will be both a disciplined and strong opposition, but also one that works together for the interest of every person in the province.”
Dugmore has heralded the opportunity to rebuild the organisation, but also to keep the ruling Democratic Alliance on ittoes.
Education, safety and employment were all highlighted as key priorities for the ANC:
“For the ANC, the issue of education and skills remains critical for our youth. We also feel the safety of our communities requires working across party political lines.”
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