Parliament meets in special session to elect the National Party candidate, Alwyn Schlebusch, as the nation’s first Vice-Preside

Monday, 6 October 1980

Parliament meets in special session to elect the National Party candidate, Alwyn Schlebusch, as the nation's first Vice-President. In this role, he will be Chairman of the President's Council, from 1 January 1981.

References:
• Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds) (1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood.

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