Grasping the nettle

Grasping the nettle

A peek inside the life of DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen.

The year gone by was a trying one for DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen, not least for finding himself mired in controversy over the revelation that he has no university degree. There was also the embarrassing accusation about his financial good standing in the party; that his tithes were not up-to-date, which could normally result in a public representative being asked to vacate their position.

“So many people have written me off on so many occasions. I’ve had my political obituary written many times  and every time I’ve proved the critics wrong. I’ve come back stronger, bigger and better.”

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