African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says he made a call for the entire leadership of the party to resign at the party’s national executive committee meeting after the local government elections in August. "After the third of August local government elections‚ the NEC had a four-day meeting. "It is in that meeting that I made this call that if we are taking collective responsibility for the mess we have created‚ for the lack of confidence in the African National Congress that came to the fore through these elections‚ therefore as the ANC leadership‚ we must also take a collective fall from grace‚" Mthembu told eNCA on Sunday. Mthembu was repeating the comments he had made to City Press where he said the party’s top leaders should step down for having failed members as it moves from one crisis to the next. Mthembu said it was only through the resignation that "our people can continue to have confidence in the ANC (and) not in us". Mthembu said it was because of ...

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