Mahikeng: The North West Provincial Government held a successful Executive Council
(EXCO) sitting yesterday, Wednesday, 02 March 2022, which follows the maiden State of
the Province Address delivered by Premier Kaobitsa Bushy Maape last month.
The Executive Council reflected on the recent head-on-collision accident which claimed 19
lives in Mamusa Local Municipality, and conveyed special condolences to all the affected
families, relatives and friends over the tragic loss of their loved ones.
The Executive Council appointed a team of five MECs constituted by MECs Boitumelo
Moiloa, Motlalepula Rosho, Wendy Matsemela, Oageng Molapisi and Sello Lehari, to
focus on providing support for the mass funeral of all the deceased. This team will be
supported by a technical team led by the Administrator and Director General in the Office
of the Premier, and HODs for Social Development, Provincial Treasury, HODs and
Administrators for Education, Community Safety and Transport Management and
Administrator for Public Works and Roads.
The Executive Council received progress report on stabilisation and optimisation of
pharmaceutical services in the North West Province. The report reflected decisive
interventions made at the Mmabatho Medical Stores, which include improving financial
management and human resources amongst others. This progress report was endorsed
as work in progress registered as a result of the Section 100 intervention in the province.
In addition, the Executive Council reflected on incidents of Gender Based Violence in the
province and reiterated a call for all government departments to prioritise interventions in
this area as this scourge continues to rear its ugly head.
The Executive Council also welcomed an update report on the District Development
Model Presidential Imbizo that is to be held in the Mahikeng on Saturday, 12 March 2022.
The Imbizo, which is the first of its kind in the 6th Administration, will be held in observance
of the Covid-19 regulations and will afford citizens an opportunity to engage with President
Cyril Ramaphosa. This Imbizo will be preceded by build-up activities in various parts of
Mahikeng Local Municipality.
Issued by the Office of the Premier
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Sello Tatai
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North West Provincial Government
Cell: 064 756 2510& 082 450 7842