Ratepayers’ union formed

2012-07-26 00:00

THE National Residents’ and Ratepayers’ Union (NRRU) was launched at Fern Hill Hotel near Howick yesterday.

The move has been hailed as historic by its members, who are prominent businesspeople, property developers, lawyers and residents representing various rates forums in KwaZulu-Natal.

The interim vice-chairperson, Manor Naidoo, said they were apolitical and their aim was not to attack the government, but to become a single national lobby group to achieve maximum service delivery for all the people of South Africa.

“All we want is efficient and effective service delivery by properly engaging with the government and private sector,” he said. Naidoo said they would be representing businesses and ratepayers.

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