JOHANNESBURG – North West Finance MEC Wendy Nelson has been appointed acting premier in the province while Supra Mahumapelo takes a leave of absence.

Earlier on Wednesday the African National Congress (ANC)’s provincial executive committee (PEC) announced that Mahumapelo would not be resigning as widely expected.

Revolutionary Council a civil society group has called on Luthuli House to disband the ANC in that province.

They said they are appealing to the ANC leadership to call an urgent special NEC meeting to disband the provincial ANC structure.

Lucky Kgabi speaking on behalf of the organisation called on the party’s top leaders to act decisively for the sake of the people of the North West.

“We do not leadership in the province and we, therefore, call on the national leadership to disband the current NEC because it’s just a group of crowns who do not know what they’re doing.”

Mahumapelo condemned the Revolutionary Council and questioned their motives after they announced their intentions.

But Kgabi said they will continue their fight for Mahumapelo to go.

WATCH: Supra Mahumapelo threatens legal action

Meanwhile Mahumapelo said he is going to take “aggressive legal action” against his critics.

Mahumapelo said s he will not let his name continued to be tarnished.

“Legal action is going to be taken against these individuals. I’m going to start with the so-called Revolutionary Council.”

Mahumapelo insisted he will remain in his position with the support of the ANC’s PEC.

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