Pointless to reappoint North West PEC – ANC argues as Mahumapelo takes on the party

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- news24.com | 7 months ago

The outcome of the court battle between the ANC and former North West chairperson Supra Mahumapelo is in the hands of Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane after a marathon court session on Wednesday.

Mahumapelo and four others applied to the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg to have the national executive committee's (NEC) decision to disband his provincial executive committee (PEC) nullified. Should the PEC be reinstated, its term of office will come to an end on February 13.

Since last year, Mahumapelo has argued that the decision was irrational and blamed it on people within the governing party who were seeking to purge those who did not support Cyril Ramaphosa's bid to lead the party.

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