Salga president tells parties to deploy able people to councils

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Salga president Councillor Thembi Nkadimeng.
Salga president Councillor Thembi Nkadimeng.

SA Local Government Association president, Councillor Thembi Nkadimeng, has appealed to political parties to send skilled and knowledgeable deployees to councils.

She was speaking this week during a debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent state of the nation address.

Nkadimeng said the calibre of people appointed as councillors was critical in ensuring stability, institutional resilience, good governance and improved service delivery in municipalities. She said this was as important as the employment of skilled and suitably qualified officials as both could bring a municipality to its knees.

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