Johannesburg - The ANC is confident of winning the May 7
general election, ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize said on Saturday.
"The ANC is poised for an overwhelming victory,"
he said during an election campaign in Khosi Bay, in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
ANC spokesperson Bongani Tembe said the party had been
carrying out its own snap surveys since the start of their election trail last
year, and their results show the ANC will win.
"The majority of people say they will vote for the ANC.
When we do door-to-door visits, we asked whether they will vote for the
The party takes down complaints, and tells residents about
the ANC's future plans.
"Our election campaign throughout the country has
reached a very high gear, and we are now consolidating our support and
reminding people to go and vote," said Tembe.
Mkhize on Saturday addressed traditional leaders, teachers
and nurses, and visited shopping centres as part of its door-to-door effort.
"The people we interact with do not raise the issue of
the Nkandla report. All they say is that they want service delivery and tell us
of their problems," said Tembe.
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela found that President Jacob
Zuma improperly benefitted from security upgrades worth R246m to his Nkandla
homestead which included a swimming pool, an amphitheatre and a cattle kraal.
Zuma said he will not repay the money because he did not ask for the upgrades.
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