Jessie Duarte confident ANC will take DA-stronghold Riverlea

Riverlea has been under the Democratic Alliance since the dawn of democracy.

ANC deputy secretary Jessie Duarte speaks to Riverlea residents during a visit as part of the party’s election campaigning on 1 May 2019. Picture: @MYANC/Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - African National Congress (ANC) deputy secretary Jessie Duarte is adamant that the party is making inroads in Riverlea, south of Johannesburg.

Duarte interacted with residents of the area as part of the ANC’s election campaign.

Riverlea has been under the Democratic Alliance (DA) since the dawn of democracy.

Duarte was adamant that the party would take Riverlea.

She spoke to residents about their problems, including lack of services and unemployment.

Duarte said the only way this could be resolved was by voting for the ANC.

She expressed confidence that residents would vote for the ruling party, despite Riverlea being one of the DA strongholds.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)