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M&G Online reporter
24 Oct 2019 12:48
John Steenhuisen resigned as the chief whip of the Democratic Alliance. He follows leader Mmusi Maimane, former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip and Herman Mashaba. (David Harrsion/M&G)
A previous headline of this piece claimed John Steenhuisen had left the DA. This is incorrect.
He had simply relinquished his position as chief whip and has subsequently been announced as the leader of the opposition in parliament.
John Steenhuisen said, “The chief-whip is appointed by the leader.
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