MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE
INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY

 


IFP CELEBRATES BY-ELECTION VICTORIES IN KWAZULU-NATAL

April 22, 2005

The IFP today celebrated its overwhelming victory in winning five of the six contested by-elections held in KwaZulu-Natal on 20 April 2005. The IFP won Okhahlamba Ward 1, Imbabazane Ward 2, Imbabazane Ward 7, Newcastle Ward 6 and Nkandla Ward 8.

The IFP's KwaZulu-Natal Spokesperson, Mr Velaphi Ndlovu, commented:

"The IFP is committed to service and delivery at grassroots and our hard work and commitment is acknowledged by these latest by-electoral results. We will continue our productive work in and with communities to ensure real development now and we are committed to carry this electoral victory through to the coming local government elections."

"We wish to thank the voters of the five wards for their commitment and support of the IFP and we also congratulate our candidates on their victories and expect our councilors to continue the momentum of service and delivery."

Contact:
Mr Velaphi Ndlovu - 083 625 0803