Lets take back the power

2015-04-30 13:42

Freedom Day is based on the 27th April 1994, our first democratic election.

As we are headed for local municipality elections, political parties are starting to sharpen their prospective candidates to present them very well to the broader society.

They are narrowing their list of Councillors and Proportional Representatives.

I personally think that as legible voters we must start to identify what is it that we want rather than be told what is it that we need by political parties.

The manifestos of the party must meet our criteria as the people.

Its high time that as the people we give the mandate to parties. When we start to raise the bar and construct our road to emancipation. In a sense that will be true freedom, where people will really govern and be in charge of their freedom. This makes us not just voters but trendsetters of this freedom.

This will give us the chance to deal with our social and economical challenges as we would give potential solutions to our societal problems.

The truth of the matter here is that we know our shortcomings and we know the solutions to them, but all we need is political will to sort out our problems. Now with this method we stand to gain weight as we would be calling shots as the legal Voters.

When we do this, we will be taking the power back to us the people. This will help us from the corrupt acts of councillors to be visible only in the last two years of the official life.

In that way, we will be the vanguards of our votes as we will monitor and evaluate councillors

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