IEC sends ANC 'war rooms' matter to lawyers

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- citizen.co.za | 7 months ago

The Electoral Commission of South African (IEC) may investigate the ANC for a possible breach of the electoral code of conduct for allegedly operating an apartheid-styled “dirty tricks war rooms”, believed to have been funded by Bosasa.

IEC deputy chief electoral officer on electoral matters Masego Sheburi said the commission had received a complaint from the Democratic Alliance and the matter had been referred to the commission’s panel of attorneys for evaluation. DA leader Mmusi Maimane recently approached the IEC alleging the ANC had set up war rooms costing R6 million at Bosasa headquarters in Krugersdorp.

He claimed these war rooms were used by the ANC to campaign ahead of the 2011, 2014 and 2016 elections.

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