With the ANC Integrity Commission implicating party leadership in questionable shenanigans, it seems as if feathers have been ruffled. As a result, high-profile members are calling for the commission to be disbanded.
The ANC Integrity Commission is holding party members to high standards and it seems to have not gone down well.
The South African reports that the commission, which has asked 23 senior leaders to step aside, is now facing the possibility of disbandment following calls from leadership.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Deputy-President David Mabuza had postponed being sworn in as a Member of Parliament in order to deal with adverse findings put forward by the commission.
However, not all of the leaders implicated received the leniency Mabuza enjoyed. Sources within the party have revealed that a revolt will take place at the next special national executive committee meeting.
The intention of this revolt is reportedly to call for the committee's mandate to be struck down, with every implicated member to be cleared of all allegations.
With the NEC the highest decision-making body in the party, only they can approve this demand.
Ace Magashule recently confirmed that a meeting will be held to discuss the commission's findings and the way forward:
“The special NEC held a preliminary discussion on these matters and agreed to take these discussions forward in the next meeting of the NEC. The NEC was satisfied that the integrity commission met with everyone and accept that this is work in progress."
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