ANC FS elects new leadership
The party elected Sam Mashinini to replace Ace Magashule, William Bulwane is the new deputy chair and Premier Sisi Ntombela will also serve as the treasurer.
JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress in the Free State has a new leadership with trade unionist Sam Mashinini as the new chairperson.
The province held an elective conference on Saturday after the provincial party's leadership was dissolved.
The Bloemfontein High Court had ruled that the conference where they were elected last year was unlawful.
At a closed elective conference, which ended in the early hours of Sunday morning, the party elected Mashinini to replace Ace Magashule.
William Bulwane will leave his post as provincial secretary but remains in the top six as deputy chair.
Former regional secretary of Mangaung Paseka Nompondo will now take up the position of provincial secretary, replacing Thabo Manyoni.
Mamiki Qabathe retains her position deputy secretary while newly elected Premier Sisi Ntombela will also serve as the treasurer.
RET wins again. ANCFS Newly elected provincial top five as elected in the 8th conference on Saturday: chairman Sam Mashinini— ANC - RET (@lesetja2) May 20, 2018
Deputy chairman William Bulwane
Secretary Nompondo Paseka
Deputy secretary Mamiki Qabatshe
Treasurer Sisi Ntombela
(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)