African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to give his party another chance to continue governing the country.
This comes after residents of Upington in the Northern Cape complained to Ramaphosa about not having houses and basic services, during an ANC campaign trail on Friday.
Residents questioned why they should vote for the ANC when it fails to deliver on its promises.
“I don’t have a problem with the ANC but the people who are sitting on top bring the ANC down because they promise people, but they have done nothing for the people. So, why must be vote for the ANC?” says one resident.
Another resident says: “The ANC must help me, I will be satisfied. The ANC must please help me with a roof. I was always staying at my brother’s place then I came to stay with my daughter…A better life, that’s all that I need.”
Ramaphosa says he acknowledges all the complaints raised to him and has promised to change their unbearable situation.
“If you won’t to deal with excuses then you really should not be where you are. You should focus on delivering to our people. That’s my general message. I’m tired of excuses; I just want to hear delivery and implementation,” says Ramaphosa.
ANC President Comrade @CyrilRamaphosa reassures voters that the ANC is entering into top gear & if officials don’t deliver “Die poppe sal dans” as service delivery is a priority. #GrowSouthAfrica #ThumaMina #VoteANC pic.twitter.com/P5H6arDi3C
— #GrowSouthAfrica (@MYANC) April 5, 2019
The ANC President says post the general elections, they want to beef up their capability as the state and government to be able to address all the challenges that residents face.
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