Around 300 DA members defect to ANC in the Eastern Cape

NOVEMBER 19, 2015

The African National Congress' (ANC) Chris Hani region is expected to launch its 2016 Local Government Elections campaign on Friday following a successful launch in Amathole Region, the ANC in the Eastern Cape announced.

"Around 3 000 volunteers from all branches of Chris Hani are expected to send volunteers on the day.

"On the same, 300 Democratic Alliance (DA) members will be welcomed back to the ANC. They will be joining the ANC," the party said in a statement.

The launch, which will take place at the Indoor Sports Centre in Queeenstown, will be attended by ANC Eastern Cape Chairperson, who is also the Premier of the Eastern Cape, Pumulo Masuale, who is expected to welcome the defecting DA members.

He will also deliver the key message to the volunteers of the Chris Hani region.