Premier Mahumapelo appoints team to focus on Ditsobotla protests...

Mahikeng: Premier Supra Mahumapelo has appointed a team comprising five MECs and two Mayors to investigate and unravelservice delivery challenges which prompted this week’s public violent protests at Lichtenburg town and Blydeville township in Ditsobotla Local Municipality.

The team which will be led by MEC Sello Lehari of Education and Sport Development, includes MECs Fenny Gaolaolwe of Local Government and Human Settlements, Dr Mpho Motlhabane of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Magome Masike of Health, Wendy Nelson of Finance, Economy and Enterprise Development, Executive Mayor of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Cllr Justice Makolomakwa and Mayor of Ditsobotla Local Municipality Cllr Daniel Buthelezi.

Calling for stability and calm in the Local Municipality, Premier Mahumapelo has urged residents to shun all violent and criminal acts that could hinder growth and development of their local municipality, and give the appointed team of leaders a chance to get to the bottom of their issues.

“We recognise and respect the residents’ right to demonstrate for provision of basic services, but we strongly condemn all acts of violence and criminality during their demonstrations”, said Premier Mahumapelo.



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