President Cyril Ramaphosa says the party wants to engage further with the people of the North West before a decision on the current situation in the province is made.

He was addressing the media in Mahikeng Friday night after an urgent meeting with other ANC leaders.

Residents of Mahikeng and other North West towns have been holding protests to demand the resignation of Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Ramaphosa says they will consider input from both the anti and pro-Mahumapelo groups.

Ramaphosa says they will act speedy on issues that they have discussed.

“We want to base our decision on evidence, on proper analysis, proper evaluation. So that when we come with the decision we have looked at everything that should do with the issues from all sides and then be able to take a decision. We are going to take for over show everyone that we act speedily on this matter.”