EDITORIAL | You’ve got what you want, Mabuyane. Now give us what we want
If only the ANC showed the same sort commitment and focus during its tenure as it does when campaigning for power
The ANC in the Eastern Cape has demonstrated that it is capable of being committed to an objective for a longer period, work until after midnight, deny itself food and sleep until the goal is achieved.
The goal, in the last few days, was the pursuit of an intraparty election victory by a cohort led by premier Oscar Mabuyane, who retained his position as ANC provincial chairperson. In other words, the single-minded pursuit of the aforementioned goal was of self-interest by the most senior leaders in the Eastern Cape.
Is it too much, then, to ask the same leadership to sustain this dogged pursuit in, perhaps, a fresh bid to ensure that the province is rid of the many service delivery challenges that ordinary residents face? ..