Mapisa-Nqakula Set for Speaker Position
Written by Mfundo on 10 August, 2021
By: Sanelisiwe Dlangamandla
The ANC has nominated NEC member Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to be the new speaker of the National Assembly in Parliament.
This follows the appointment of former parliament speaker, Thandi Modise, as the new minister Defence and Military Veterans.
ANC National Chairperson Gwede Mantashe has told a special party caucus meeting that the party wants Mapisa-Nqakula to be its candidate for the position.
The National Assembly speaker is elected from its 400 members by secret ballot.