Carl Niehaus concerned after weak turnout to ANC 108th birthday

Carl Niehaus concerned after weak turnout to ANC 108th birthday

Carl Niehaus, a former ANC national executive committee member, is more than worried about the state of the ANC and its members. He tweeted his concerns about the poor turnout to the 108th birthday bash.

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Briefly.co.za learned that Niehaus warned the ruling party that "the writing is on the wall" and that if they did not act quickly the party could be in serious trouble.

According to the citizen.co.za the stands were packed but the field looked quite empty. There were claims that the ANC had to sort out transport for some members and when this happened the stadium filled up.

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However, ANC Northern Cape leader Zamani Saul, shared photos that showed a packed stadium.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula claimed that over 25 000 people had come to Kimberly to celebrate the ANC's 108th birthday, the accuracy of that number has been questioned when looking at the photos of the event.

ANC supporters said that Niehaus had sour grapes and has become increasingly critical of the ANC after President Cyrila Ramaphosa assumed office.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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