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1 Mar 2019
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Mahumapelo campaigns for ANC ahead of manifesto rally


The former premier created controversy when he resigned from the provincial task team and took the ruling party to court.

North West provincial task team (PTT) Coordinator Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the ANC is ready to host the provincial manifesto. Photo: Molaole Montsho

Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo on Friday was among the African National Congress (ANC) leaders drumming up support for the party manifesto rally in Rustenburg.

Provincial task team (PTT) coordinator Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said: “We do expect all ANC leaders to be at the rally, we have been working together on the ground including comrade Supra, we all support the ANC.”

Mahumapelo courted controversy when he resigned from the provincial task team and took the ANC to court seeking to reinstate the disbanded provincial executive committee which he chaired. The court ruled in his favour.

He then again went to court to force the ANC to implement the court order, once again winning

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa was expected to address the North West provincial manifesto at the Rustenburg showground on Saturday.

Briefing reporters about the readiness, she said the provincial manifesto was a platform for residents of the province to interact with the manifesto as it related to their own hopes and aspirations for a better life for all.

“We are confident that as we [are] putting the final touches to the logistics of this rally, many volunteers and supporters are gearing themselves to listen to the president and take home [the] message to our voters,” she said.

– African News Agency

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