Drive to boost Cope

COPE president Mosiuoa "Terror" Lekota has charged his troops with going on a massive recruitment drive in Port Elizabeth where a group of ANC members defected to his party at the weekend.

"Five new members a month are expected from each Cope member. And that's a minimum. If you can bring 10, bring 10, if you can bring 15, bring 15," he said.

Lekota was delivering the keynote address at a youth day rally organised by Cope Youth Movement at Lillian Ngoyi Sports Centre in KwaZakhele on Saturday.