MEDIA STATEMENTS

Deputy Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba reports back to the community of Khayelitsha in the Western Cape

Date: 13 Nov 2017

The Deputy Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, will return to Khayelitsha on Friday, 17 November 2017, to give a report back to the community after an Imbizo held on 12 May 2017.

During the Imbizo in May, community members expressed disappointment at politicians who only interact with them pre-election time, make promises and never return. This prompted the Deputy Minister to promise that she would return with a progress report on the issues raised.

The issues raised by the community of Khayelitsha include, lack of sanitation, quality housing, substance abuse, safety concerns, a need for a police station and a lack of recreational parks amongst others.

The community outreach is part of the ‘Batho Pele - Putting People First’ programme aimed at responding to service delivery challenges experienced by the community of Khayelitsha.

Members of the media are invited to the event as follows:

    Date:Friday, 17 November 2017
    Venue:OR Tambo Hall, Khayelitsha (Sub-Council 9), Western Cape
    Time:10H00

Issued by the Ministry for the Public Service and Administration

For RSVPs and more information, please contact Ms Olebogeng Kgasi / 083 796 5274 / olebogengk@dpsa.gov.za


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