Zuma arrives at rally

2016-07-23 12:26
(Thulani Gqirana, News24)

Port Elizabeth - President Jacob Zuma has arrived at the Siyanqoba Rally in Nelson Mandela Bay. 

The president was  welcomed with loud singing, alulation and overwhelming excitement. 

The event was started with traditional healers chasing away bad spirits and calling on ancestors to bless the ANC.

The event was also opened with a prayer service calling for God to come through for the ANC.

The event will be short, the ANC has said, as Zuma will be the only speaker.

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