RESIDENTS of Olivenhoutbosch in Pretoria came out in numbers to cast their votes at Seshego
Tumelo Waga Dibakwane
When community media invited by Telkom arrived there were long queues similar to that of 1994 general elections.
Voters were comprising by young and old people. NEWSHORN spoke to one of the first time voters Charity Mathe, who said she was votting because she want to see change in her community, and want a free education for all.
Rsident of Olivenhoutbosch queuing to cast their vote
Tell ” I believe the party I voted for will put the people of South Africa first.”
Another voter Simon Kobe who voted for the fifth times has urged all people to vote, especially those who were denied an opportunity to participate in elections.
He said chances like this comes once after 5 years.
Political parties were busy canvassing at the gate of the voting stations.
IEC Presiding Officer, Charity Tau says 20 000 people are expected to vote at the school. The voting station close at 9pm,while counting of votes will start at 10pm.