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ANC Eastern Cape regions elect new leadership

Aug 27, 2018
ANC Eastern Cape regions elect new leadership

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape has welcomed the results of two of its Regional Executive Committee (REC) elections that were held over the weekend.

In the Chris Hani Region, ANC branches gathered at the JJ Serfontein High School in Queenstown for the elections.

"We extend our sincere gratitude to the branches of Chris Hani in expressing their confidence in the newly elected officials to service the ANC and lead the ANC in the province," said Judy Mpetsheni, speaking for the ANC in the Eastern Cape.

"We would like to congratulate all voting delegates on their exemplary behaviour during the first round of voting for the Officials."

The results are as follows:

1.Chairperson: Wongama Gela
2.Deputy Chairperson: Myolisi Toni.
3.Secretary: Lusanda Sizani
4.Deputy Secretary: Noxolo Abrahams Ntantiso.
5.Treasurer: Madoda Papiyana

"We are all waiting for the second round of elections for additional members to the REC. Delegates to conference should be congratulated for conducting these elections in an orderly and peaceful manner,further confirming their commitment to renewal, democracy, the tradition and Constitution of the ANC."

She also said the party was happy with the results at in the Alfred Nzo Region, which also elected new officials at the Mount Free Town Hall.

"The Regional General Council was convened to fill vacancies left by the election to the PEC of former Regional Deputy Chairperson, Regional Treasurer and two REC members," Mpetsheni explained.

"We extend our sincere gratitude to the branches of Alfred Nzo in expressing their confidence in the newly elected Officials and REC to service the ANC and lead the ANC in the Region."

The newly elected Officials and REC members are as follows:

1. Region Dep. Chair: Polelo Mohale, and
2. Regional Treasurer: Daniswa Mafumbatha.

New REC Members:

1. Fezile Siramza (Mbizana),
2. Richard Luvela (Ntabankulu),
3. Robert Mnika (Matatiele), and
4. Nosimthembile Mnyaiza (Mzimvubu).