EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi expressed his satisfaction with the party's growth over the last five years. According to him, the EFF has grown rapidly in rural areas and have a lot of support all over the country.
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, the Economic Freedom Fighters' spokesperson, says the party has seen amazing growth in the last five years.
He feels that the party has gained a lot of support, even in areas that are held by other parties. According to him, the party has seen the most growth in KZN, which is seen as the ANC's turf.
The Citizen reports that Ndlozi was addressing the media about his party's final elections campaign, 'Tshupa Thela', when he said the EFF built its branches from the ground.
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The EFF made a big decision in 2016 - it decided to disband its KZN executive as well as all regional structures in KZN - a gamble that seems to have paid off.
“That was already a signal that we were going to make a big impact. You have seen it yourselves, particularly in KZN, that we are everywhere.
We have left no village, no small time, not even the suburbs we have not left them unturned. We are there, we are present and we are going to have representation.”
Ndlozi says the EFF has also gained support with older voters and has seen exceptional growth.
“It’s really inspiring because one of the misconceptions was that the EFF is not finding expression and resonance among the older population. But our people, particularly the elderly, have come to appreciate what we are about over the five years."
"The EFF has grown with the most supersonic speed in the rural areas. Once we reached the villages in KZN, we grew up like popcorn in an oven.”
Briefly.co.za gathered that the 'People's Bae' expects the EFF to show a huge difference in numbers at the elections.
“We are going to grow twice the numbers we got in 2014 by anyone’s indication, both independent and not-so-independent research.
Nobody has ever done that in the history of South Africa’s democracy without merging with other people. And the EFF has done that against one of the most harshest disinformation campaigns.”
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