Jacob Zuma: If you don't vote ANC, the country will be taken away

Jacob Zuma: If you don't vote ANC, the country will be taken away

If South Africans don't vote for the ANC, the country will be taken away from the people after the party fought so much for freedom.

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This is according to Jacob Zuma, the former president, who was addressing scores of ANC followers at the Pinetown bus terminal and taxi rank on Friday.

Briefly.co.za learned that Zuma was leading a morning voter-registration awareness campaigning for the ruling party.

Zuma told the supported they were there to remind everyone that there's an election next year.

"The vote is the one that gives the ANC power to govern the country, to govern because it fought for it, and to protect it from damage because the ANC is the one that fought for this country.”

Zuma said everybody must vote ANC. He warned if they don't, the country will be taken away by others: "Our power is the vote.”

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According to The Citizen, Zuma also reminded supporters to attend the party’s 106th birthday celebrations. The party will be hosted at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on 12 January.

He then finished his address by singing “Mshini Wami”.

Sihle Zikalala, the ANC provincial chairman, and eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede, were also there.

Zikalala said there will be 80 buses made available to transport supporters to the stadium for the January statement.

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Zikalala urged supporters to go out i their numbers to support the celebrations.

"Those who have not registered to vote and those who have not checked if they appear on the voters roll, they must verify their status and check their addresses,” he added.

Zikalala went on to say as volunteers of the ruling party, they must make sure they work toward unifying the ANC so it wins next year's elections.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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