ANC members facing serious charges must step down: Zikalala

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ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala

DURBAN – ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala says party members facing serious charges will be recalled if they refuse to voluntarily step aside while the party decides their fate.

The ANC’s KZN Provincial Executive Committee has resolved that eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede who is facing fraud and corruption charges; take a 30-day leave of absence.The embattled mayor says she respects and will abide by her party’s PEC directive.

“I’ve been consulting with my lawyers because the issue is in court,” Gumede said.“So, after the resolution of our ANC PEC from tomorrow, which is Monday, I’m gonna be taking a leave of absence.”

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