Dlamini ‚ who represents the workers of Cosatu‚ said he wanted to tell the opposition parties that they [the workers] were the voters. He said they would give the ANC the two-thirds majority of votes that they would need to change the laws of SA.
A two-thirds majority in Parliament is required to amend the Constitution. The ANC has resolved to amend the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation.
Mdakane said the celebrations ushered in the beginning of renewal in the ANC‚ and set up a process of uniting the alliance.
Sanco recognised the achievements of the ANC to bring about better lives for South Africans. He said the current challenges in the country needed a more united and vibrant ANC and alliance.
Gwede Mantashe‚ ANC chairman‚ said they hoped that Saturday would mark a new beginning where the allies all spoke in one voice‚ as it created confusion in society when they did not.