Mashaba: ‘Warm support’ from voters giving us hope ahead of Nov elections

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba was campaigning in Soweto on Tuesday where he was visiting homes and addressing challenges.

ActionSA leader and Johannesburg mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba and Soweto's Ward 127 councillor candidate Lwanda Bini on 26 October 2021. Picture: @Action4SA/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba said the reception he had received from residents in Johannesburg showed that his party would emerge as the biggest party in South Africa.

Mashaba was campaigning in Soweto on Tuesday where he was visiting homes and addressing challenges.

He said before committing to starting ActionSA, he had only wished for the support of 500,000 South Africans but what he got had shocked him.

"You know how many people gave me official endorsment to run for mayor? Five times the number and everywhere I go, I am honestly overwhelemed and humbled."

He said it was clear that people were tired of the abuse from the African National Congress.

"I will tell you, I am the first person who is tired of the abuse of the ANC. The reason why I am doing this difficult job and left my comfortable job of running a successful business was because of my love for this country."
Many of the supporters there said campaigning for ActionSA had been rather easy because of the warm reception from voters.

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