The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is unfazed by the African National Congress’ (ANC) election campaign in the Tlokwe Local Municipality. The party says people are not blind to see what he ANC has done.
“We are not under pressure, I think the people have seen in the past that the ANC is abusing state resources for their own political purposes and many people know that and they tell us,” says DA’s Election Manager, Chris Hattingh.
This is as the ANC has taken its election campaign right to the door step of the DA ahead of the Tlokwe by-elections to be held in less than two weeks.
There are many white South Africans who feel that the DA cannot be their home
ANC Election Coordinator in the Tlokwe based municipality in Potchefstroom, Thabo Mosiane, says his party’s election campaign was well received with potential voters giving them a hearing and attending to all their activities this past weekend.
The ANC has campaigned in a DA stronghold which is part of ward 4 in the Potchefstroom suburb of Miederpark.
The by-elections follow a Constitutional Court ruling which nullified the results of the 2013 elections due to irregularities. The court also ordered fresh by-elections.
“There are many white South Africans who feel that the DA cannot be their home because they are making too much noise without substance, and now we are coming into their door steps, communicate to the electorates, white community that the ANC is not what they think it is, or been told it is, in fact their future is safer in the home of the African National Congress… and I am sure you have seen some of them as you walk around they were saying Viva ANC,” says Mosiane. Click below for more on the story:
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