Zuma to assess Eastern Cape service delivery

2011-09-29 09:38

 President Jacob Zuma was in Mthatha today to assess the progress of a service delivery intervention plan for King Sabata Dalindyebo municipality, his office said.

Mthatha was identified in 2009 as in need of presidential intervention because of dilapidated infrastructure and poor local government management, spokesperson Mac Maharaj said.

He said a 20-year-plan was written up with 280 upliftment projects to be implemented over the short, medium and long terms.

A team comprising the Eastern Cape Premier Noxolo Kiviet, ministers, MECs and mayors were tasked with the implementation.

Today, they would report back to the community on their progress.

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