The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has requested national delegates to ensure that the Party’s National Police and Elective Conference in December doesn’t result in a splinter organisation.
ANC KZN Chairperson Sihle Zikalala said the party has to forge unity as he recalled the birth of the Congress of the People(COPE) in 2007 and the Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) in 2012
“There have been challenges of unity and cohesion of the movement which led to the formation of COPE and later the EFF, both of these organisations were formed and established by former ANC leaders and the ANC Youth League Leaders,” said Zikalala.
The Party on Sunday met with its branches and leaders in Durban, to prepare its members for the year end conference.
Zikalala then warned those who will be representing the party during the conference not to go there just to vote for their preferred candidate.
He also said the province will take a zero tolerance approach to members being used by individuals seeking to advance their careers.
“Those who will attend as delegates will need to pay serious attention to issues of the ANC as a liberation movement and the future of the people of South Africa than being narrow and focus on individual agendas,” said Zikalala.