Mmusi Maimane Channels Nelson Mandela: BOSA's Final Rally Echoes Madiba's Vision

Mmusi Maimane Channels Nelson Mandela: BOSA's Final Rally Echoes Madiba's Vision

  • Party leader Mmusi Maimane said former President Nelson Mandela would vote for BOSA if he were still alive
  • Maimane told his supporters at his final election rally that Mandela’s vision had found a new home with BOSA
  • The leader added that to see change, South Africans needed to stop looking backwards and start voting for the future

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Mmusi Maimane said Nelson Mandela's vision has found a home with BOSA.
Mmusi Maimane said Madiba's vision lives within BOSA. Images: Dwayne Senior/Bloomberg and Per-Anders Pettersson
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Mmusi Maimane said Madiba's vision for South Africa has found a new home with Build One South Africa.

BOSA’s final election rally

Maimane told his supporters that if Nelson Mandela were still alive, he would vote for BOSA.

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Mmusi Maimane urges citizens to vote for the future

According to Sunday World, Maimane said Mandela ran his race, and the time had come for a new leader to deliver on Madiba’s vision:

“If you want President Maimane in the country, you need to turn out and vote and put us in the room where we would bring change for all people in South Africa.”

Unlike the ruling party, the BOSA leader added that BOSA wanted citizens to vote for the future, not the past:

“They will ask us to vote for our ancestors and look backwards. We must free ourselves from liberators who want to take us back to the darkness.”

Mmusi Maimane’s BOSA political Ad leaves Mzansi in stitches

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Briefly News reported that Build One SA's president, Mmusi Maimane's political ad for the party's 2024 general election campaign, had people laughing.

Maimane's video was a creative take on the classical block-building game called Jenga with a hilarious twist.

South Africans gave the ad a thumbs-up, and many praised him for his creativity and the video's funny ending.

Source: Briefly News

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