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Durban - An ANC heavyweight in North West province has slammed the presidential marketing campaign of former Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize, as divisive and worrisome for the governing birthday celebration.

Paul Sebegoe, amongst different salvoes, said Mkhize is trying to venture himself as a victim of law enforcement businesses which can be bending to the pursuits of politicians.

The ANC chief whip in the province, writing in his capacity as a member of the party’s ward 12 within the mining city of Rustenburg, stated the candidacy of Mkhize might no longer only serve to divide the ANC further but would, if successful, lead to the defeat of the enterprise in 2024.

Over the past weekend, Mkhize, who has been entangled inside the Digital Vibes corruption smooth scandal (which he is trying to set apart in court), used the umgcagco (Zulu marriage ceremony) of his son, Dedani, and his spouse, Sithokozile Mthembu, to simply accept an endorsement from traditional leaders to contest for the position.

Mkhize, who by then became carrying a leopard skin that have been given to him by the traditional leaders as a sign of their endorsement, stated he couldn't defy a name from the people.

He then took the possibility to talk approximately what he recommended was a marketing campaign to take away him from the jogging for the position. He said every day he had to answer “suspicious” questions from the media.

He had even been requested to reply to questions about the political violence in Richmond inside the Nineties, and approximately tenders regarding the province’s debatable circumcision program, in which a tool used turned into procured from Malaysia when he turned into surest.

JUST IN: The Chief Whip of the ANC in the North West, Paul Sebegoe, has criticized Dr. Zweli Mkhize's presidential marketing campaign. Writing in his non-public capability, Sebegoe said: "This is an opportunistic move." He additionally said Mkhize is portraying himself as a victim. @DailyNewsSA

— Sihle Mavuso (@ZANewsFlash) May 25, 2022

“Let the regulation take its path and investigators do their process. However, a number of these items arise as a campaign, even in case you solve a number of the questions, visit the courtroom (to clear yourself), and new issues pop up.

"It has now emerged as clear to us that there are some political leaders who are in cohorts with massive businesses to unharness personal investigators and reporters to move and look for anything they can get. Right today I have an extended listing of questions from journalists to answer,” Mkhize informed the gang that came to pay attention to him.

UPDATE: The campaign crew of Dr. Zweli Mkhize has fired back at ANC NW Chief Whip, Paul Sebegoe for announcing the campaign of the ex-minister is divisive. They stated the latter is looking for attention and they'll not take his view severely till it comes from his department. @DailyNewsSA

— Sihle Mavuso (@ZANewsFlash) May 25, 2022

Sebegoe says all this amounted to “an opportunistic flow” with the aid of Mkhize.

”This is an opportunistic circulate so that it will undermine the unity and renewal task aimed toward among others restoring public self-belief inside the ANC,” Sebegoe said, in addition to describing it as a ploy to seek sympathy through gambling on the victim.

“The goal of the step-apart policy adopted by the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) was to make certain that people who are going through costs are ineligible to occupy management positions in the business enterprise and as elected public representatives,” he careworn.

He said that a pacesetter of Mkhize’s stature has to position the interests of the ANC above his very own.

“When this isn't the case, then individual members of the corporation and the general public need to be involved approximately the route the enterprise is taking particularly whilst folks who are implicated in extreme allegations of fraud, corruption, and money laundering searching for to be on the helm of the agency in any respect charges no matter the results,” added Sebegoe.

Sebegoe said they're acquainted with the procedures Mkhize is presently the usage of to win the hearts and the minds of human beings.

“We are but all familiar with

concocted narrative suggesting the use of country companies to fight political battles geared toward distorting records by using folks who do now not want to be held accountable.”

Firing again, the marketing campaign crew of Mkhize stated the most effective time they would be interested in Sebegoe’s private views is once these had been processed through his branch. Until then, they stated they would recommend Sebegoe “to move and are searching for attention someplace else”.

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