National Council Resolutions – 29/30 January 2011

RESOLUTION OF THE IFP NATIONAL COUNCIL

Ulundi: 29 -30 January 2011

1. FORMER IFP NATIONAL CHAIRPERSON

Noting

the report on the actions of IFP National Chairperson Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi in terms of section 10.9 of the IFP Constitution and kaMagwaza-Msibi’s failure to appear before the IFP National Council to respond to the report; and the recent actions and public utterances of kaMagwaza-Msibi who has joined another political party without tendering a formal resignation from the IFP and who has repeatedly andublicly distanced herself from the IFP, the IFP National Council has resolved:

  1. to endorse kaMagwaza-Msibi’s severance of membership of the IFP with immediate effect on the grounds that because she failed to appear before the IFP National Council and respond to the report on her actions forcing the IFP National Council to accept the substance of the report in the absence of counter-arguments, she cannot continue to represent the IFP in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature as a member of another political party.

2. REPORTED DEFECTIONS OF IFP COUNCILLORS TO NFP

Noting
the reports on the actions of IFP councillors Ntokozo Bhengu (uMgungundlovu District), Mphiyake Alson Hlatshwayo (eDumbe), Musa Abednego Shabangu (eDumbe), and Sibusiso Mkhabela (eDumbe) in terms of section 10.9 of the IFP Constitution and the failure of these councillors to appear before the IFP National Council to respond to the respective reports; and the reports about IFP councillors who have joined the NFP without tendering their formal resignations to the IFP, the IFP National Council has resolved:

  1. to revoke the membership of the IFP with immediate effect of councillors Ntokozo Bhengu, Mphiyake Alson Hlatshwayo, Musa Abednego Shabangu, and Sibusiso Mkhabela on the grounds that they failed to appear before the IFP National Council and respond to the report on their actions forcing the IFP National Council to accept the substance of the report in the absence of counter-arguments; and
  2. to summarily expel all councillors who have joined the NFP from the IFP and revoke their positions on their respective councils on the grounds that as members of another political party they cannot be public representatives of the IFP.

Contact:
Reverend Musa Zondi MP,
IFP Secretary-General and National Spokesperson on 083 440 5966 or
Thulasizwe Buthelezi MPL, Deputy National Spokesperson on 083 284 7936.