Qunu to vote in honour of Madiba

Qunu residents say they will vote in honour of the former president & father of the nation.

Madiba's Qunu home. Picture:Renée de Villiers/EWN

QUNU - Residents of Qunu in Eastern Cape said they fully intend on voting on Wednesday 7 May to honour the memory of former President Nelson Mandela.

Madiba was buried in the village, which is his ancestral home, after he passed away in December last year.

Qunu, famous for its scenic rolling hills, is quiet today with a few youngsters herding cattle.

One resident said she will never forget Madiba.

She said she has seen other parties electioneering in the area, but it adamant she will remain loyal to the ruling party.