ANCYL member calls for League's NEC to be disbanded by next week

ANCYL member calls for League's NEC to be disbanded by next week

- A member of the ANC Youth League wants the League's National Executive Council to be disbanded before next Friday

- He says the current NEC has overstayed its term and is unconstitutional

- If the ANC does not comply, he says he will take the party to court

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A member of the ANC Youth League has instructed his lawyers to request that the League's NEC be dissolved.

The Youth League member, Mzwakhe Nkambule, made the request in a letter to the party's secretary-general, Ace Magashule.

Nkambule says that if the NEC is not disbanded by the end of next week, he will take the ANC to court.

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Nkambule has several grievances with the Youth League. For one, he says that the League's current NEC has overstayed its term by three years, making it illegal.

Additionally, Nkambule maintains that Youth League President Collen Maine, as well as several other senior Youth League figures, are above the age of 35 and thus cannot represent the youth, according to TimesLIVE. 

Nkambule wants Maine to be barred from representing the Youth League at meetings of the ANC NEC.

Specifically, he says that the current Youth League NEC is in breach of the Youth League's own constitution. As a result, Nkambule argues that the current NEC's mandate is null and void.

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Consequently, Nkambule insists that a task team be appointed in order to hold a national conference. This conference will then elect a new NEC for the Youth League, Briefly.co.za has gathered.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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