ANC veterans threw their weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday, saying those implicated by the various commissions of inquiry under way should step aside. While no names were mentioned‚ some of the people referred to by the veterans included ministers Bathabile Dlamini and Nomvula Mokonyane. It also includes a plethora of ANC leaders implicated in state capture‚ such as Malusi Gigaba and Mosebenzi Zwane. The group of elders was famously opposed to former president Jacob Zuma’s leadership style of the party and were among the first groupings within the ANC to call for his removal from office. “Those who are tainted and implicated should not stand for nominations and should not be part and parcel of those who are on this list — and should sincerely introspect and step down‚” ANC Veterans League president Snuki Zikalala said. Ramaphosa has established a number of commissions of inquiry in a bid to rid the government of the rampant corruption that grew to alarming levels ...

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