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Sizani happy about redeployment: Mantashe

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe has denied that party Chief Whip Stone Sizani was redeployed because of a lack of confidence in him.

Sizani confirmed his resignation as Member of Parliament with immediate effect. Sizani will replace Makhenkesi Stofile as South Africa’s ambassador to Germany.

Deputy Chief Doris Dlakude will act in his place.

Speaking on AM Live, Mantashe says Sizani would not have served as chief whip for three years if they did not have confidence in him.

He also clarified that the chief whip did not resign, but he was redeployed to a senior position. “When we told him about the decision he was happy about it. He is comfortable with the decision.”

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– By SABC

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