The African National Congress (ANC) was in control of five municipalities in the North West, this as results continued to trickle in on Thursday afternoon.
The ANC was leading in North West with 60.29 percent overall, followed by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) with 14.85 percent and the Democratic Alliance (DA) at 14.43 percent.
The ANC won Mafikeng local municipality with 61.1 percent and obtained 43 seats, while the EFF managed to secured 12 seats. In Naledi, the ANC was in control after obtaining 63.92 percent of votes, followed by the DA with 23.19 percent.
In Mamusa, the ANC won 11 seats followed by the Forum 4 Service Delivery (F4SD) with four seats, while the EFF obtained two seats.
The ANC retained Lekwa Teemane, obtaining 62.76 percent of the vote and winning ten seats. The DA was second with 15.37 percent of vote, winning three seats, while the F4SD won two seats.
In Maquassi Hills, the ANC obtained 64.77 percent and secured 14 seats, the DA obtained 13.38 percent of the vote and won three seats, while the EFF obtained 11 percent of the vote and secured two seats.
Overall the ANC had thus far won 168 seats in North West, followed by the DA with 25 seats, the EFF on 21 and the F4SD ten seats by 4pm on Thursday.
– African News Agency (ANA)