#AlexShutDown: Residents undeterred by weather ahead of planned march to Sandton
Johannesburg – Protesting Alexandra residents remained undeterred by the heavy rain and said they would continue with their planned service delivery protest march on Monday to Sandton.
By mid-morning residents had begun gathering at the San Kopano Community Centre, which is the meeting point ahead of the march.
The march was expected to start around 10 am. But Since the weather condition has resulted in some delays.
Johannesburg metro police spokesperson, Wayne Minnaar, said they have geared up with a large contingent of officers who have been deployed to main routes to Sandton as well as on minor roads.
Taxi operators have also said the march won’t affect the movement of taxis.