Chaos erupts over leadership election at Pan-African Parliament

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There are chaotic scenes at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) in Midrand, Johannesburg.

Members of the PAP have been seen on visuals from the facility in what appears to be a dispute over a ballot box.

A voice can be heard calling for police to be called to the PAP while voting for the PAP leadership has been disrupted.

Scenes at the Pan African Parliament:

Last week, members in Parliament were engaged in a fierce debate over the issue of rotational leadership instead of direct elections.

The vote, which had been scheduled for last Thursday, was abandoned after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

Pan-African Parliament | Contestation of views over-rotation of regions for leadership of parliament