Magashule: My preference would have been to serve under Dlamini-Zuma

- | 6 months ago

A critical ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule yesterday lambasted his party’s leadership, saying principles and values have slowly been eroded and watered down within the governing party, but has pledged to serve loyally under President Cyril Ramaphosa despite his initial preference for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as party leader.

Magashule was addressing an ANC Youth League mini rally in Hammanskraal, Pretoria. He said that although he would have “preferred Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to emerge as party leader after the ANC’s 54th elective conference”, he had made peace with the conference’s outcomes and was prepared to work hand in hand with Ramaphosa’s sixth administration.

“I have served under former president Nelson Mandela’s administration, former president Thabo Mbeki’s administration, former president Jacob Zuma’s administration, and now under Ramaphosa.

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