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Minister of Human Settlements to visit Northern Cape

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New Human Settlements Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi will assess the state of housing delivery in the Province.

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi. Picture: African News Agency (ANA)

THE MINISTER of Human Settlements, Mmamoloko Kubayi, will visit the Frances Baard and Pixley ka Seme districts in the Northern Cape on Thursday and Friday as part of a national outreach programme to assess the state of housing delivery.

Premier Zamani Saul, the MEC for Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs (Coghsta), Bentley Vass, the MEC for Social Development, Nontobeko Vilikazi, the MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Abraham Vosloo, and Sol Plaatje executive mayor Patrick Mabilo will form part of the delegation.

Ministerial spokesperson Hlengiwe Nhlabathi-Mokota said that in her capacity as the “champion” of Pixley ka Seme District Municipality, Kubayi would engage with the executive leadership on the implementation of the district development model in the Province to improve service delivery.

“She will officiate at a symbolic handover of title deeds and visit a vaccination site at the Hanover community hall at Emthanjeni Local Municipality on Thursday,” said Nhlabathi-Mokota.

Kubayi will address human settlement issues in the Province and receive a report on the state of housing delivery in the Northern Cape from the HOD of Coghsta on Friday.

She will also visit the Lerato Park communal rental units and attend a sod-turning event at the Hull Street social housing project, where 372 units will be constructed.

Kubayi will hand over a house to a 76-year-old military veteran from Ronaldsvlei, Daniel Mabe Sekgono, on Friday at 3.15pm.

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