ACDP aims to win at least 5 wards in Drakenstein Municipality

Kenneth Meshoe said he’s disappointed with the living conditions of residents in Chicago in Paarl East.

FILE: ACDP leader Reverend Kenneth Meshoe speaking at the parties election manifesto at Thokoza hall in Ekurhuleni during the manifesto launch. Picture: YouTube screengrab.

CAPE TOWN - The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) said it's aiming to win at least five wards in the Drakenstein Municipality.

The party yesterday embarked on one of the final campaigns in the area before South Africans head to the polls this coming Wednesday.

ACDP President Kenneth Meshoe said he's disappointed with the living conditions of residents in the gang ridden community of Chicago in Paarl East.

Residents complained a lack of housing and high levels of gang activity are just two of their biggest problems.

Using song and dance, Meshoe yesterday drew a crowd of residents onto the streets asking them to vote for the ACDP to ensure adequate service delivery.

"Now one of the disappointing things we've heard about this area is that in Drakenstein for the five past years not a single house has been built

One resident said she fears for her life as gangs have taken over the community.

"I'm looking for hope, it's all for hope and big promises."

Meshoe said the ACDP is not a party of empty promises. He added if voted into power, the ACDP will make good on its promises.

"The ACDP is a political party that consists of men and women who care for people."