South African President Cyril Ramaphosa urged residents who can vote in the upcoming provincial and national elections to register to vote for the next weekend. The fact is that on January 26 and 27, 2019 are the last days of registration of the Independent Electoral Commission.
Ramaphosa addressed the country residents in a video where he noted, that registering to vote is the easiest way to influence the future of South Africa.
“The simple and easy act of becoming a registered voter is your first step towards shaping your own future and that of our country. As we celebrate 25 years of freedom and democracy, the forthcoming election is your opportunity to make your own history and to help South Africa grow towards a brighter future. Use your freedom and make your mark. If you are 18 years of age or older, take your identity document along to your nearest voting station on the 26th and 27th January, and register to vote,” stressed Ramaphosa.
The South African president noted that the future of the country is in the voters hands.