MKMVA calls for expulsion of Hanekom from ANC over EFF allegations

MKMVA calls for expulsion of Hanekom from ANC over EFF allegations

The ANC Military Veterans' Association is calling for the expulsion of Derek Hanekom, should the EFF's claims be true. This comes following the revelation of an alleged plot to oust Jacob Zuma as president, which the former minister reportedly participated in.

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The MKMVA has joined in the chorus of calls for Derek Hanekom to be expelled from the ANC. reported yesterday that the EFF had accused the former tourism minister of working with them in a bid to dethrone Jacob Zuma as president.

The Veterans' Association says that if these claims turn out to be true, Hanekom should be removed from the ranks of the ruling party.

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Carl Niehaus, spokesperson for the group, called on the ANC to act swiftly on the matter:

“This is outrageous; the Constitution of the African National Congress does not allow for such action. Mr Hanekom must be expelled from the ANC in terms of the African National Congress’s Constitution.”

EWN reports that Hanekom denies EFF claims that he had provided them with a list of ANC MPs who would vote against Zuma in a motion of no confidence.

The Red Berets had also alleged that Hanekom had intended to form a splinter party if Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma had managed to beat President Cyril Ramaphosa to the presidency at the NASREC conference.

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