ANC mum on Niehaus job claim

The ANC remains silent on claims that its former spokesperson will return to Luthuli House

The ANC's Carl Niehaus. Picture: Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC) has not commented on claims made by former spokesperson Carl Niehaus.

Speaking to_ Talk Radio 702 _on Wednesday morning, he said he will be appointed to an official position within the ruling party.

Niehaus resigned from the ANC in 2009 after he allegedly failed to pay a range of debts owed to various organisations.

It is claimed Niehaus refused to pay travel agencies for holidays.

He also forged signatures and tried to borrow money from senior ANC leaders.

Niehaus now claims he will return to Luthuli House.

The former spokesperson was also vocal about who he backed in the ruling party.

"I have supported President [Jacob] Zuma and I still support him today. I look forward to him having [serving] a second term."

Niehaus maintains he is not guilty of any wrongdoing.