With election campaigns in full swing across the country, Fikile Mbalula took a moment to assure voters that the ruling party is interested in what they have to say.
The heat is on for politicians. With the final weekend for registrations behind South Africa, the countdown to the elections has begun.
Fikile Mbalula, Head of Elections for the ANC, recently spoke to eNCA, maintaining that the ruling party is determined to listen.
Mbalula explained that the function of the governing party is to serve the people of South Africa, and in order to do this, one has to know what the people want.
According to Mbalula the ruling party is determined now, more than ever, to overcome challenges facing the people.
The ANC has said that, although there were incidents during the weekend, most voting stations remained open and enjoyed productive outcomes.
The party also raised concerns over voters who claimed they had been turned away from stations due to not having proof of residence, which was not a requirement for registering.
Over the weekend several registration centres were shutdown by Krugersdorp residents, who had been protesting.
According to eNCA, Munsieville community members had been protesting the state's failure to deliver basic services.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Mbalulu has been receving backlash for defending the ANC after a pityful photo of a Gogo went viral.
In response to this post he commented asking:
"Lebo there's an RDP house there magogo was seating in the veranda in this case the veranda is built of shacks. Is the Tshirt an issue or the veranda ?"
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