Lots of applause as Ramaphosa is called to the stage.
He says 25 years ago millions of people exercised their democratic right.
"25 years later we are here at the invitation of the IEC to observe the results of the 6th administration.
"Freedom and democracy does indeed reign in South Africa.
"This week the people of SA have had their way, pays his respects to two families who lost their loved ones on Election Day."
Ramaphosa also praises the IEC, SAPS, defense force and home affairs staffers.
He also thanks leaders of other political parties and admits there were lots of harsh words exchanged and contestation among parties. - Tshidi Madia