‘Respect and reaffirm the rule of law’ amid rioting, Ramaphosa urges ANC NEC
The president also called on senior ANC party leaders to denounce the violence, rioting and looting
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the ANC’s national executive committee that as much as the party shares the pain of former president Jacob Zuma’s incarceration, the respect for the constitution and rule of law must be reaffirmed.
According to NEC insiders, Ramaphosa shared these sentiments as he delivered his closing remarks at the conclusion of the NEC meeting, which came to an end on Monday.
The ANC NEC, the party’s highest decision-making body between national conferences, met amid violent protests and shocking incidents of looting in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal — events sparked by last week’s incarceration of Zuma following his contempt of court conviction...