Home Affairs: over 150 ids given out

2011-05-19 00:00

MORE than 150 identity documents were distributed at the Home Affairs offices in Church Street yesterday.

Home Affairs offices across the country were open from 7 am to 7 pm.

District manager Ayanda Mbatha said their office was very busy. “We had a team that was out in the field [in mobile vehicles] distributing IDs as well” so that people could get to the polls.”

Home Affairs increased its printing capacity in order to issue 228 650 IDs in May.

When The Witness spoke to Mbatha last evening, they were still counting the exact number of IDs issued. — WR.

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