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Education minister calls on parents to monitor hired school transport

04 May, 03:58 PM

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has called on parents to help the Department in ensuring that school transport is safe. Watch. 

"Parents pay every month, so they have the right and responsibility to make sure that the transport is safe, not overloaded and well serviced,"she said.

Motshekga was speaking at Thursday's memorial service of the 18 pupils who recently died, travelling in a minibus between Bronkhorstspruit and Verena on the R25.

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