Statement: Resignation of President Jacob Zuma

The SACC is an instrument and servant of its members.

JOHANNESBURG: The representatives the broad spectrum of faith communities of the country, today met with the African National Congress.  The expectation was that the national officials of the ANC would be present; however we were disappointment at the absence of the President of the party, which the ANC acknowledged.

The delegation raised concerns about Nkandla, the ConCourt ruling and the question of State Capture, in particular the Gupta phenomenon.

In our presentation to the ANC, we requested the party leadership to assist the president to resign, in the best interests of the country.

There have been several requests from various church leaders to meet directly with President Zuma.