Pressure is mounting for the African National Congress (ANC) to recall North West Premier, Professor Job Mokgoro. But the ANC and The Office of the Premeir in the North West, refuted claims that Premier Mokgoro has been recalled. In what they described as “Fake News” both offices denied reports making rounds on social media suggesting that Mokgoro has resigned.

The report read:” Breaking news:

Cde Susana Dantjie who is currently Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature is now to be announced as Premier candidate to be voted at a special Legislative sitting soonest. Prof Tebogo Job Mokgoro has resigned from his position as Premier of the North West Province. As to who will come in as both Speaker and Deputy Speaker is in the hands of the ANC IPC to give directives to the Caucus as Deputy Speaker is rumored to be on her way into the Executive. The story is developing“. The statement issued by the ANC said this is Fake News but acknowledged that some structures in the North West are calling for Mokgoro’s resignation and the matter is still going through internal processes of the ANC.