ANC provincial task team (PTT) in the North West has been dissolved, while the
disbanded provincial executive committee (PEC) takes its rightful seat, as directed
by the Gauteng High Court.
ANC's top brass met with the PEC on Sunday.
comes after the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg declared the ANC's decision
to dissolve the North West's provincial executive committee unlawful.
ruling now sees the PEC reinstated, including controversial chairperson Supra
and four others successfully challenged the ANC's decision to disband the PEC.
West ANC spokesperson Gerald Modise told News24 that it was decided at the
meeting with the NEC that some of the PTT's decisions were now nullified. This
includes the reshuffle of MECs, disbandment of the Regional Executive
Committees, and removal of mayors.
is understood that the party's National Rapid Response team, led by Deputy
President David Mabuza, is expected to deliver a report back this week, after
travelling to the North West in a bid to broker peace.
the meantime, the party says it is committed to unity as it gets its campaign
on track for the May 8 general elections.
the PEC meeting, it was resolved that it will make proposals to the ANC
Secretary General's office on a post PEC term of office.
of urgently bringing everyone on board regarding elections programme.. and
developing a political approach that seeks to appreciate the concrete political
realities of the province to end bickering and divisions among comrades,"
a post PEC statement reads.
will be intensification of the elections program and the building of the
Alliance in the province", reads the statement.
ANC has indicated that it plans to appeal the court ruling.