DA welcomes deployment of top ANC leaders to W Cape
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:37:00
The Democratic Alliance has welcomed news of caretakers being deployed to the African National Congress (ANC) Western Cape, saying it was glad the party in the province was being put under administration by Luthuli House.
On Monday, the ANC said that three National Executive Committee members would be deployed to the province until the cases of provincial chairperson, Marius Fransman, and provincial secretary, Faiez Jacobs, had been concluded.
However, DA spokesperson, Liza Albrech, says they still want Beaufort West’s ANC Mayor, Truman Prince, to be dealt with.
First of all the ANC in the Western Cape is not under administration
“It’s clearly an indication to the DA that Luthuli House thinks that the ANC in the Western Cape is in disarray. What is disappointing is that there was a complete silence about dark cloud hanging over the head of the Mayor of Beaufort West, Truman Prince. The DA believes they should have done the right thing yesterday (Monday) and suspended Mr Prince as well.”
ANC provincial spokesperson, Yonela Diko, has denied that they are under administration.
“First of all the ANC in the Western Cape is not under administration. The feeling was that more support was needed, hence the two NEC members are coming to support the work of the ANC in the Western Cape.”
“Secondly, we have had a statement that clearly states we think it is a lapse in judgement on the part of Truman Prince of how the ANC fund raises. We are meeting Truman Prince on a date to be advised and we will announce the outcome of that meeting so he can explain fully some of the incidents,” Diko says.
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