Report claims secret recordings expose ANC plot to destroy ATM

Report claims secret recordings expose ANC plot to destroy ATM

According to a recent news report, there are secret audio recordings that have exposed a plot by senior ANC members to take down the young political party, the African Transformation Movement (ATM), before the elections on 8 May.

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IOL News reports that secret audio recordings have exposed ANC members and their involvement in a plot to destroy the young political party, the African Transformation Movement (ATM).

Apparently, the plan was to take down the party before the general elections on 8 May.

The recordings, which are reported to be 3 hours long, is said to reveal how Fikile Mbalula, Transport Minister, organised money for the ATM members who have agreed to destabilise the party from inside.

Mbalula was head of the ANC's election campaign.

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Briefly.co.za gathered from the report that in the recordings, ATM activists are heard talking about meetings they've had with Mbalula and the R40k payment each for sabotaging the party.

The activists' accommodation in several hotels has allegedly been paid for by the ANC.

Furthermore, it is reported that the ANC paid for a fake South African Council of Messianic Churches conference in Cape Town where it was decided that ATM should be deregistered and barred from the elections.

Mbalula has, according to IOL News, made the recording off as 'hogwash'.

"There is no such, this is just hogwash. Where will the ANC get all the money to pay these people?"

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This comes shortly after news broke that ATM is suing their former Secretary-General, Buyisile Ngqulwana, with a letter demanding that he cough up R22 million.

They claim that the party has lost this steep amount following claims that ex-president Jacob Zuma and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule had helped form the party.

Trust South African politics to serve the country with drama once again.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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