EFF targets pupils voting for first time
Newly elected provincial structure told to recruit at least 150,000 members
The EFF’s elective assembly in East London at the weekend was not without drama as about one third of the meeting left in disgust when their CANDIDATE lost the vote.
While his supporters walked out of the assembly at the East London ICC, EFF Nelson Mandela Bay Metro councillor Zilindile Vena, who lost to new provincial chair Yazini Tetyana, by over 160 votes, walked over and congratulated his rival.
The rest of the new top five are former EFF co-ordinator Simcelile Rubela as treasurer, Thembelani Apleni as deputy chair, Mlamli Makhetha as secretary and Zoleka Qotoyi as deputy secretary.
The newly elected provincial leaders will spearhead the EFF’s campaign for next year’s general and provincial elections.
The long-awaited provincial people’s assembly, which was meant to have convened two weeks ago, was held up by an unsettled transport bill for the party’s fifth birthday celebrations held in Mdantsane in July...