This follows a marathon of interviews at his offices in Midrand, Johannesburg, where he heard that the IEC would not be able to comply with the ConCourt deadline for the voters roll.
Twenty six candidates were shortlisted. The country’s highest court ruled that the IEC had until June 30th to ensure that all voters’ addresses were featured on a voters roll.
Commissioner Bongani Finca made the admission while being interviewed for another term – saying they were seeking an extension.
South Africa’s national elections next year are expected to be the most closely contested in the country’s democratic history.