ANC denies Zuma booing

Jacob Zuma went on a door-to-door campaign in the Motherwell Township in PE on Saturday.

Jacob Zuma went on a door-to-door campaign in the Motherwell Township, in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG - While the ANC has denied that president Jacob Zuma was booed by residents of Jacksonville in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, the party says it's encouraged by the willingness of residents to raise their concerns with the party.

Zuma went on a door-to-door campaign in the Motherwell Township and later addressed students at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

In Jacksonville, a group of residents staged a demonstration opposing Zuma's visit.

But the ANC's Keith Khoza says this is all part of their engagement with residents.

"We're encouraged with the response of our people and in terms of the issues they are raising it shows they have expectations. They need commitment from the ANC and that is what we are doing."