Cape Town100516. Deputy President, Kgalema Motlanthe in Hangberg/ Hout bay. PHOTO SAM CLARK, CT and CT.

Polokwane - Limpopo nominated Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe for the ANC presidency at its provincial conference on Thursday.

Motlanthe won with an overwhelming majority, while President Jacob Zuma secured seven votes.

Current ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa was nominated for the deputy presidency, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula was nominated for the secretary general position.

Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale was nominated for treasurer, North West premier Thandi Modise was nominated for national chairwoman and Thenjiwe Mtintso - a former deputy secretary for the ANC - was again nominated for that position.