Thank you, South Africa for giving RISE Mzansi’s new leaders a mandate to serve

Remarks by
Songezo Zibi
June 1, 2024

RISE Mzansi National Leader, Songezo Zibi, delivered remarks at the IEC Results Operations Centre (ROC), expressing pride in the party's first National and Provincial Elections. He announced the expected election of two representatives to Parliament and one to the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, emphasizing the party's commitment to building a safe, prosperous, equal, and united South Africa. Zibi highlighted RISE Mzansi's rapid growth from a new party to a nationally recognized brand with bases in all nine provinces.

Acknowledging the support received, Zibi thanked organizers, volunteers, and South Africans for their trust. He reaffirmed RISE Mzansi's dedication to accessibility, accountability, and a new centrist way, promising continued collaboration with civil society and other parties. Zibi concluded by announcing plans to contest the Johannesburg Ward 87 by-election and affirmed the party's commitment to ongoing efforts in building a better South Africa.

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