Bid for ANC RTT’s dis­so­lu­tion

The Witness - - NEWS - SHARIKA REGCHAND

TWO­ANC­mem­bers­have­brough­tan­ur­gent­ap­pli­ca­tion­to­the­Pi­eter­mar­itzburghigh­ court­ to­ have­ theMoses­ Mab­hida­ re­gional­ task­ teamdis­solved.­They­claim­that­the­teamis­op­er­at­ing­il­le­gally­be­cause­its­life­span­of­six­months­has­ex­pired.

In­ ad­di­tion,­ Non­jab­ulo­ Vidi­maand­Salam­ina­Tsha­bal­ala­also­want­the­provin­cial­and­na­tional­ex­ec­u­tivecom­mit­tees­ of­ the­ ANC­ in­struct­edto­hold­a­con­fer­ence­—­within­10­daysof­the­or­der­be­ing­granted­—­to­electa­re­gional­ex­ec­u­tive­com­mit­tee.

No­or­der­was­granted­and­the­case­was­ad­journed­to­Fe­bru­ary­1­for­it­tobe­heard­along­with­an­other­sim­i­la­rap­pli­ca­tion.

Vidima­is­a­deputy­sec­re­tary­of­award­in­the­re­gion­while­Tsha­bal­alais­ a­ ward­ chair­per­son­ of­ the­ ANCWomen’s­League­and­also­an­ad­di­tional­mem­ber­of­the­branch­ex­ec­u­tive­com­mit­tee.

On­May­26,­the­provin­cial­ex­ec­u­tive­com­mit­tee­of­the­ANC­re­solvedto­dis­solve­the­KZN­na­tional­re­gionalex­ec­u­tive­ com­mit­tee­ of­ the­ Mos­esMab­hida­Re­gion.­It­then­ap­pointedan­in­terim­struc­ture,­the­task­team.

Ac­cord­ing­to­the­ANC’s­con­sti­tu­tion,this­ team’s­ life­span­ was­ only­sup­posed­to­be­six­months.­Its­va­lid­ity­ex­pired­on­Novem­ber­26.­Vidi­ma­said­the­team­now­has­no­power­tois­sue­di­rec­tives­or­in­struc­tions­to­theANC­branches.­“In­di­ca­tions­are­thatthe­na­tional­gen­eral­elec­tions­will­be­held­around­May­2019­and­the­ANCin­KZN­will­be­se­verely­prej­u­diced­ifthe­ im­por­tant­ struc­ture­ like­ the­ re­gionalex­ec­u­tive­ com­mit­tee­ is­ not­elected,”­he­said.

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