The ANC has vowed to use its Thuma Mina Campaign to intensify the delivery of services to the people. It unveiled the campaign to the media in Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, earlier this afternoon.
The media launch was led by ANC Head of Campaign Fikile Mbalula, Gauteng Acting ANC Chairperson David Makhura and Ekurhuleni ANC Regional Chairperson Mzwandile Masina.
Speaking to hundreds of party supporters, Mbalula says they will not tolerate laziness and corruption within their ranks especially among those deployed in government.
The campaign also seeks to restore the dignity and credibility of the ANC within communities as it prepares for the 2019 elections. President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially launch the campaign on Friday.
Activities are planned in the build-up to the unveiling of the national Thuma Mina campaign.
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his maiden state of the nation address earlier this year quoting Hugh Masekela’s Thuma Mina sign which has become the rallying cry to improve service delivery.
Municipalities in Ekurhuleni will showcase a number of projects to illustrate how they are delivering.
Once launched, the campaign will take place three days of the month. The campaign involves listening to people’s frustrations and addressing them.
The African National Congress (ANC) wants to reposition itself as a true leader of society which is rooted among communities by ensuring effective service delivery to the people.
This weekend, President Ramaphosa will also address the gathering which will deal with land issues.