Greater Kokstad Municipality viewpoint

2016-07-29 06:00

GREETINGS to the people of Kokstad.
Extension 7 roadworks
The Extension 7 roads have been a challenge that has been bothering the municipality for so long due to circumstances beyond our control. The municipality had to push hard to find a way to assist the people of Extension 7. Finally something has happened. It is my pleasure to announce that the municipality has appointed a consultant, who was introduced to the community on Wednesday 27 July, who will design Extension 7 roads. The municipality has set aside R8 000 000 for this. Our efforts in dealing with the infrastructural challenge in Extension 7 are starting to bear fruit. Going forward we will make sure we resolve every outstanding issues that will prevent the people of Extension 7 having access to service delivery.

Go and vote
Wednesday 3 August is voting day when we will be voting for the fourth local government elections since 2000. We must remember that a voting right was fought for by struggle icons like Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, Govan Mbeki, Oliver Tambo and many more. It is for that reason that I urge every registered citizen in Kokstad and Harry Gwala to vote. I also encourage everyone to ensure we have peaceful elections on Wednesday. We don’t want to hear about violence during elections, and knowing the people of Harry Gwala, we won’t have that challenge.

Harry Gwala taxi industry thanked
Let me congratulate the Harry Gwala Taxi Association for what they did for the Harry Gwala community. They donated 400 school uniforms, renovated a house in Shayamoya and the Home of Comfort Orphanage Home. Their contribution will be remembered by the people of Harry Gwala and I encourage other business people to do the same.
Siyaqhuba sishoda ngawe. Enkosi

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