Thuma Mina’ set for launch
As the ANC launches its provincial Thuma Mina campaign today in Mdantsane, provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi said the campaign must address critical challenges in the Eastern Cape such as sanitation and electrification.
ANC national executive committee member Thabang Makwetla is expected to be among the ruling party’s national leaders, who will attend the launch at the Winter Rose Sports Ground in NU13.
Ngcukayitobi said Mdantsane had been chosen for the launch because there were service delivery issues that had been identified in the area – and Duncan Village – that could have been easily corrected.
“We will be rolling out the campaign throughout the province.
“We have an approach that says ‘let’s go and listen to the people’s complaints and be able to know what needs to be done in line with the Thuma Mina campaign’, such that we will respond to all the petitions and marches as the ANC,” he said.
Ngcukayitobi said the party would hold all its deployees accountable, especially where there was an element of neglect and misuse of resources.
He said the Thuma Mina campaign, which is the brainchild of President Cyril Ramaphosa, was not just for the ANC but the entire society, and was aimed at improving service delivery.
“The Thuma Mina campaign in the context of the Eastern Cape has to address the peculiar circumstances of the Eastern Cape,” he said...