Sisi Ntombela named FS premier-elect & Refilwe Mtshweni MP premier-elect

ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule briefs the media on the outcomes of the National Working Committee.

FILE: African National Congress secretary general Ace Magashule briefing the media. Picture: Screengrab

JOHANNESBURG - The National Working Committee (NWC) of the African National Congress (ANC) held its ordinary sitting on Monday.

A media briefing on the outcomes of the NWC is being addressed by the ANC Secretary General, Ace Magashule.

Magashule announced Sisi Ntombela (ANCWL Deputy President) as premier-elect of Free State and Refilwe Mtshweni as premier-elect of Mpumalanga.

Magashule also said NWC has set up task team to prepare for workshop that will discuss land expropriation without compensation.

WATCH: Media briefing on outcomes of the ANC NWC

The women will take over from Magashule in the Free State and David Mabuza in Mpumalanga.

Magashule said: “Comrade Sisis Ntombela will be the premier-elect until confirmed by the legislature of the Free State and comrade Refilwe Mtshweni will be premier-elect of Mpumalanga. The NWC believes the two women will take forward the agenda of radical economic transformation.”

Mabuza, meanwhile, is now the leader of government business.