The IFP today celebrated it overwhelming victory in
the Maphumulo Ward 2 by-election held on 16 February 2005 where the IFP's
candidate Nonhlanhla Samukelisiwe Ndlovu won with 1619 votes against the
ANC candidate's 187 votes.
The IFP's KwaZulu-Natal Spokesperson, Mr Velaphi
"This overwhelming victory in a by-election
forced by the previous councillor's attempt to cross the floor and not
obtaining the required 10% threshold is a clear indication that the
electorate's wish lay with the Party and not with the intent of the
"This electoral victory shows the mockery of
the crossing-of-the-floor where those elected can willy nilly attempt to
change their political affiliation without considering the people who
elected them in the first place."
"We thank the people on Maphumulo Ward 2 for
their commitment and support of the IFP and we also congratulate
Councillor Ndlovu on her electoral victory," Mr Ndlovu concluded.
Mr Velaphi Ndlovu - 083 625 0803