Former president Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, says he is ready to lead the ANC, in accordance to Afrikaans Sunday newspaper Rapport.
Duduzane, who has been living in Dubai for the previous 5 years, told the newspaper he planned to return “as soon as flights to SA resume over again” and that he wanted to are attempting to defeat President Cyril Ramaphosa at next year’s ANC national optional convention.
He became once already recruiting enhance from ANC branches in KwaZulu-Natal, he added.
The Gupta family industry partner reportedly acknowledged this ought to now not be seen as an strive to stop the court battles his father became once going thru. He told the paper he believed in his father’s innocence and he would continue to judge in him, nevertheless acknowledged he felt his father had also failed in the implementation of ANC insurance policies.
“It is time to pass forward, and I judge there is now a probability to web eager. I judge I even have loads to provide [as president of the party] and I’m willing to stick my neck out for the ideals which would be now not being realised,” he told the paper.
Free tertiary education, land expropriation with out compensation and the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank are just a few of the insurance policies that Duduzane acknowledged he would put in force.
“These are all policy decisions that had been licensed by the ANC before. Why are they now not being utilized?”
Staunch supporters of his father expressed combined views on Duduzane’s announcement with some praising him for his “bravery” while others acknowledged his election would be an uphill combat.