Former eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede, has been elected as the African National Congress’ (ANC) eThekwini Regional Chairperson.
Gumede received 210 votes while her opponent, Thabani Nyawose, received 181 votes.
She won the leadership election while in absentia as she is on step aside as she faces fraud and corruption charges.
Thembo Ntuli from Gumede’s slate was elected deputy chairperson. The position of regional secretary went to Musa Ncika who is also from Gumede’s slate, defeating, Bheki Ntuli.
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The nomination of candidates for leadership positions in eThekwini region finally got underway at the elective conference after being delayed by almost a day.
So what it means is that they do not meet a minimum threshold to constitute a delegation in that specific region. So a minimum threshold of you to constitute a delegate in a region is that you must be a member in good standing in that specific region,”says Mabe.