United Democratic Movement’s Chief Whip in parliament Nqabayomzi Kwankwa has been elected party deputy president after the resignation of Khanyisile Litchfield- Tshabalala who was elected at the party’s congress in December of 2015
Litchfield-Tshabalala who was a South African Navy admiral navy was expelled from the red EFF in 2015 along, Mpho Ramakatsa, and Andile Mngxitama for speaking to the media after being suspended, implying financial impropriety and not attending the State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma in which the EFF caused chaos in 2015 joined the UDM and quickly rose through the party’s ranks beating Kwankwa in party’s electoral congress.
In September the former ANC uMkhonto weSizwe operative resigned from the UDM saying; “her doctorate studies were not aligned with UDM policies and ideologies, and hence she wanted out”.
Now, 36 year old Kwankwa or #ComradeBae as he is affectionately known for his looks, is NOW deputy to party founder General Bantubonke Holomisa who has led the party since he founded it in I 1997 when Madiba fired him from the ANC
What you might NOT know Kwankwa who is NOW deputy president;
1. He was a security guard before becoming a politician
2. He has an international youth leadership award named after him
3. He is engaged and has 5 children
4. He has a Masters Degree in Economics
5. Is a member of parliament and UDM chief whip