12 May 2013
The Inkatha Freedom Party in Gauteng
(IFP-Gauteng) met over three days from the 10th to the 12 May
2013 at the Summer Place Hotel to deliberate on the 2014
election strategy and plan.
Steered by the chairmanship of Mr. Nhlanhla
Msimango these are some of the issues that arose from the
In preparation for the 2014 National General
Elections, the meeting agreed to set its sight on increasing its
percentage to above 5 percent lost by the IFP in the Gauteng
Provincial Legislature (GPL). One way to achieve this goal would
be to revive and resuscitate all structures in the province to
make certain that they are ready for the election battle.
In addition to this it was taken on that the
MPs, Councillors, MPLs, Youth Brigade, the Districts and the
Gauteng Provincial Legislature team will work closely to
proactively communicate one message of the IFP in the province,
in order to encourage already existing voters as well as lure in
The meeting also developed an election
calendar consisting of events aimed at campaigning for votes and
creating awareness among the voters in all respective regions.
Echoing on the plans of SADESMO, IFP-Gauteng
agreed to also make "born frees" an integral part of the
election plan by tackling issues such as unemployment and
joblessness among others.
Prime to the resolutions of the meeting was an
agreement that the IFP-GP will continue tackling the issues of
Housing, Transport, E-toll, unemployment, homelessness and
champion them in the province.
The IFP-Gauteng committed itself to unity
discipline and hard work to make sure that this programme is
On the 9th of June 2013 the entire IFP members
will gather at the Johannesburg City Hall to discuss this
election plan and enrol 10 000 volunteers.
Contact: IFP Provincial Chairperson, Nhlanhla
Msimango, 074 2590 820
IFP Media Liaison Officer, Musa Ngobeni; 079 412 9757