Intensive service delivery and community engagement as Thuntsha Lerole progresses to Ditsobotla Local Municipality

Mahikeng – The North West Provincial Government will as part of its ongoing commitment to address service delivery challenges confronting the Ditsobotla Local Municipality, roll-out the Accelerated Service Delivery Thuntsha Lerole Programme in this municipality on Friday, 08 December 2023.

The provincial government is currently supporting the Ditsobotla Local Municipality through the deployment of an intervention team which is mandated to develop and implement a financial recovery plan, and ultimately restore stability and good governance in this municipality.

In an effort to address majority of service delivery concerns facing this municipality, Members of the Executive Council will as part of the Accelerated Service Delivery Thuntsha Lerole programme be deployed to identified service delivery points across the municipality where they will also hold community feedback sessions.

Various key service delivery activities to be undertaken in Ditsobotla include the launching of a 24hrs traffic unit at the Lichtenburg show grounds, the releasing of North West crime statistics at the Lichtenburg Police Station, and the official opening of phase 1 of road D933 from Lichtenburg to Gelukspan.

The blading of internal roads and patching of potholes in Blydeville, Boikhutso, Itsoseng, Coligny and Lichtenburg, assessing the Coligny Special School hostel construction progress, clearing of illegal dumping sites, distribution of cellular phones to school principals, conducting consumer education and registration of indigents, online application for IDs and social support services, consumer inspections and the provision of agricultural support services to the needy households are some of the government services which will be rendered on the day.

Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the planned Ditsobotla Local Municipality Accelerated Service Delivery Thuntsha Lerole activities and the community feedback sessions which will be held as follows:

Date: Friday, 08 December 2023

Time: 08h00 to 16h00 – On-site government services to communities
Time: 09h00 to 12h00 – Service delivery interventions and visit to project sites

Time: 12h00 – Community Feedback Sessions

1. Bodibe village – open ground opposite Tribal Offices
2. Itsoseng – Itsoseng Community Hall
3. Blydeville – Ext 4 RDP Sports Ground
4. Boikhutso – Gunners Sports Ground
5. Coligny – Tlhabologang Community Hall


Issued by Office of the Premier

For enquiries, contact

Sello Tatai
Spokesperson to the Premier
North West Provincial Government
Cell: 064 756 2510/082 450 7842


Brian Setswambung
Provincial Head of Communication
Office of the Premier
North West Provincial Government
Cell: 076 012 4501