It was expected that the BLF could display its radical tendencies at the polling station. A furious Andile requested that
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama caused a scene before casting his vote after trying to go near a ballot box with a huge pair of scissors to cut off white faces off the ballot paper he will cast.
When his scissors were successfully confiscated he demanded that officials make sure they cut off white faces because he cannot use a “colonised ballot paper.”
“He eventually voted on a normal ballot paper just like everyone else, I think he just wanted controversy and we did not give him that.”