‘We will not elbow Makhura out of government,’ says Lesufi


Committing himself to a seamless handover of the political baton, Gauteng ANC chair Panyaza Lesufi yesterday said he had no intention of taking over from premier David Makhura before the 2024 expiry of his term of office. Responding to a question during a media briefing at the party’s Luthuli House headquarters in Joburg, Lesufi said his newly elected provincial executive committee (PEC) would not stand in the way of Makhura, should he wish to leave office – “but we will not elbow him out of government.” In an earlier interview with a Joburg daily, Makhura made clear his wish to…

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