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‘Who are you’, Ramaphosa asks ANCYL

Speaking at the ANCYL's 73rd anniversary celebration Ramaphosa said they don’t want arrogance in the league’s leadership.

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Louise McAuliffe/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has reminded the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) of its contributions to democracy urging the league of today to relook its role in society

Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the ANCYL's 73rd anniversary celebration in Hillbrow on Saturday.

He urged the youth in attendance to help the ANC in this time he calls a winter of discomfort in the party.

Songs and t-shirts in support of presidential hopeful are the order of the day.

Ramaphosa has however reminded those in attendance of their forefathers and previous leaders of the league such as Nelson Mandela.

“Arrogance, insulting one another – who are you? Saying ‘we know it all’. Who are you? We don’t want leaders like that in our youth league.

He urged the youth to act in similar way to the likes of Mandela and OR Tambo to show they can be entrusted with leadership roles.

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