- Jacob Zuma is set to meet with the ANC's top six according to ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule
- Tensions are rising between Zuma and the Zondo Commission of Inquiry after the former president refused to appear
- Police Minister Bheki Cele paid Zuma a visit earlier and has refused to reveal the details of what was discussed
As tensions continue to rise between former president Jacob Zuma and the Zondo Commission of Inquiry, Zuma is set to meet with the ANC top six.
The date of the meeting is not known but ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said that Zuma and the top six were prepared to meet to discuss the situation according to IOL.
Zuma was due to appear before the Zondo Commission on Monday 15 February but he did not show, instead his lawyers sent a letter informing the Commission that their client would not appear.
He had been ordered by the Constitutional Court to appear.
Zuma claimed that the Commission has treated him unfairly and he wants Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to recuse himself.
This follows a meeting between Police Minister Bheki Cele and Zuma, Cele has refused to divulge the details of the meeting but did say that he wanted to report back to the ANC on what Zuma had to say.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Police Minister Bheki Cele has broken his silence on his meeting with former president Jacob Zuma.
He said that the meeting was a matter of national security given the current political climate in the country according to SABC.
However, he did not clarify what he spoke about with Zuma or in which capacity he made his visit, as Police Minister or ANC NEC member.
In other news, The ANC is in the dark about what Police Minister Bheki Cele and former president Jacob Zuma discussed during their meeting earlier this week.
The DA has also asked Bheki Cele in what capacity did he visit the former president, as Police Minister or NEC member.
Cele's meeting with Zuma lasted three hours and the secrecy behind what was discussed has raised eyebrows according to News24.
ANC Secretary-General and staunch Zuma supporter, Ace Magashule wants to know what was discussed and the fact that he has been left out of the loop has surprised some.
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