Time to show we voted wisely

2016-08-31 06:00

LOCAL government elections are over. The manic campaigning is history, the wave of party after party representing themselves on all media platforms is a thing of the past. The dust has settled, the hype is over and it’s time to get down to business.

We, the residents of the northern suburbs, have placed our confidence and faith in the DA. It is now time for the powers that be to demonstrate to us that we chose wisely.

It is now the time to clean up our streets, repair damaged infrastructure and incomplete or partial fixes, eradicate the criminal elements in our neighbourhoods, remove the drug lords that ply their trade openly and without fear of prosecution, remove corrupt officials and tender-hungry individuals in decision-making positions, disconnect all illegal electrical and water connections, but most of all, give us the opportunity to benefit from a free and fair SA as well.

We are also law-abiding, taxpaying citizens of the “City of Choice”. My challenge to you, the DA, in the northern suburbs - we have chosen you, now it’s your turn to choose us.

YUGESH HEERALALL

Pietermaritzburg

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