Meet the 3 men lining up to take over from Zille

14 June 2018 - 09:00 By Aphiwe Deklerk
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille during her state of the province address on February 22 2018.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille during her state of the province address on February 22 2018.
Image: Esa Alexander

Three senior members of Western Cape premier Helen Zille’s cabinet have lined up to succeed her when she steps down next year.

Western Cape DA leader and human settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela‚ finance MEC Ivan Meyer and economic opportunities MEC Alan Winde are expected to raise their hands when the nominations process opens up next week.

Zille is currently completing her second term as premier and cannot serve for a third term according to the constitution.

Winde was “sure I will put my hat in the ring.” Madikizela asserted‚ “I am that person‚” while Meyer said that since his re-election as deputy chairperson at the DA’s national conference‚ he had been considering applying for the post.

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