Road show held to assess progress

2016-02-24 06:00
 Vusimusi TSHABALALA, the executive mayor of the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality, addressing the community of the Monontsha Village in Qwaqwa. Photo: Supplied

Vusimusi TSHABALALA, the executive mayor of the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality, addressing the community of the Monontsha Village in Qwaqwa. Photo: Supplied

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PHUTHADITJHABA. – The Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality continues to bring service to the people.

The local municipality, under the leadership of the executive mayor, Vusimusi Tshabalala, members of the mayoral committee, ward councillors from the respective areas and engineers from Cuba, Joseph Scull and Maria Virgin Maren, recently embarked on a service delivery road show in Lusaka and Monontsha villages in Qwaqwa in the Free State.

The fundamental purpose of the road show was to assess progress and monitor on-going projects to ensure that residents are provided with basic services to satisfy their needs as stated in the South African Constitution.

Most importantly, it was for the municipality to improve and expand the delivery of services to those considered to be far from points of service.

Among the projects that were visited are sewer reticulation and a community hall which is still under construction in Lusaka.

As part of a revenue collection strategy, the executive mayor has advocated that the residents pay services and not tamper with electri­city.

He also stated the importance of adhering to paying services in order to receive services efficiently.

Furthermore, a community meeting was held at the Monontsha village to advance the communication between the municipality and its residents.

At the meeting, food parcels, blankets and school shoes were distributed to underprivileged households.

A resident, Motolo Mamotolo, expressed her gratitude: “I want to thank the municipality for what they have done for us.”

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