CDM convened an Imbizo at Ga-Kobe

Capricorn District Municipality convened an Imbizo at Ga-Kobe village in Blouberg Municipality. The public participation programme led by the Speaker of CDM Council Cllr Maite Mohale took place on 01 December 2020. The Executive Mayor Cllr John Mpe and the entire council of CDM were joined by the Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality Cllr Maseka Pheedi and his council.

The public participation event was aimed at interacting with the community on issues of service delivery. The community get a platform to compliment the government on the good services they deliver to the community and also critisize, make inputs and advise on issues where the government should improve.

Representatives from the community raised service delivery issues relating to water shortage, roads, electricity, street lights, disaster management, environment, sanitation and other issues such as youth development, education, crime, alcohol and drug abuse .

The Executive Mayor of CDM Cllr. John Mpe responded to the issues raised and promised that as the district municipality they will look into the issues working together with the local municipality and other stakeholders. “The community here, raised very important service delivery issues. As a municipality we are mandated in terms of the Municipal Sytems Act to have this kind of engagement on a continues basis”, said Speaker Cllr Mohale.

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