ANC EC wants Lindiwe Sisulu for president
An ANC Eastern Cape branch wants Housing Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to be the one to lead the party to victory in the 2019 elections.
Sisulu on Friday morning was launching a newly developed branch in Keiskammahoek‚ near King William's Town, named after Reverend ZR Mahabane, a former ANC president.
TimesLive reports that branch chairman Sipiwo Venkile said: "We want her [Sisulu] to lead the ANC in 2017 and lead the country in 2019‚ because the ANC will still lead this country to come 2019."
There have been calls for a female president for the 2019 elections.
Sisulu has not responded to call for her to lead the ANC.
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