ANC top six want Lungisa out
The ANC top six official also want troubled Nelson Mandela Metro councillor Andile Lungisa to resign as a mayoral executive committee member.
DispatchLive has learnt that the Cyril Ramaphosa-led top leaders made the decision to endorse a standing national exective committee resolution at a meeting at the East London International Convention Centre on Monday.
ANC provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi confirmed the decision, saying: All the officials were doing was to affirm a standing decision made by the NEC. And yes, the decision is that he(Andile) has to resign."
DispatchLive reported on the NEC decision about a month ago, but Lungisa has yet to resign as head of engineering services. The party asked him to resign following a court ruling which found him guilty of assault for throwing a glass jug at a Nelson Mandela DA councillor two years ago.
Present at the East London meeting on Monday were all top officials, except the party's national chairperson Gwede Mantashe...