IFP Notes Calls for Relocation of KZN Legislature to Ulundi

Jun 27, 2023 | Press Releases, Provincial (KZN/Gauteng)

The IFP in the KZN Legislature notes the calls from other parties who are appealing for the relocation of the KZN Legislature to Ulundi. The IFP has long held – and expressed – the view that the Legislature should relocate to the state-of-the-art facility in Ulundi, which was inherited from the erstwhile KwaZulu government.

The IFP is pleased that other parties are now also supporting this suggestion.

The IFP has, on numerous occasions, clearly stated its opposition to the R6.8 billion development of the KwaZulu-Natal government precinct in Pietermaritzburg. This would be a complete waste of taxpayers’ money, as a suitable facility already exists in Ulundi.

This new precinct would amount to nothing more than wasteful expenditure.

Our wish is that the billions earmarked for this project should instead be directed to areas of greatest need, to make a dent in the poverty that so many of our people find themselves in. Further, we are concerned it will be used as an opportunity to enrich connected companies, by awarding tenders under the guise of building a new Legislature precinct.

As the Official Opposition in KwaZulu-Natal, the IFP will continue to call for a move to Ulundi, rather than the unnecessary – and wasteful – proposal to build a new precinct in Pietermartizburg.

Contact
Hon. Velenkosini Hlabisa MPL
IFP President and Leader of the Official Opposition in KZN
083 974 5783

Recent Headlines

IFP Press Conference to Provide an Update on the Government of National Unity

IFP President and NEC to Brief Media on GNU

The IFP NEC will meet today in light of the widespread uncertainty prevailing as it pertains to the Government of National Unity (GNU). The IFP President Hon. Velenkosini Hlabisa, MP, will thereafter at a press conference provide an update on these matters today. The...

GNU: IFP’s Position on Interpretation of Clause 24

GNU: IFP’s Position on Interpretation of Clause 24

The IFP has taken note of the on-going public disagreements between the ANC’s Mr Fikile Mbalula and the DA’s Mrs Helen Zille, as it pertains to clause 24 of the Government of National Unity (GNU) statement of intent. To that end, the IFP President Hon. Velenkosini...

IFP Secures 7 Wards in KZN By-Elections

IFP Secures 7 Wards in KZN By-Elections

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in KwaZulu-Natal is overwhelmed with gratitude to the people of the province, following its resounding victory in yesterday’s by-elections, where the Party secured 7 out of 12 contested wards. The IFP has gained a majority in several...

WhatsApp