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Premier Makhura checks on service delivery in the West Rand


2017/01/31 Gopolang Leepile and Marubini Rofhiwa
​The Ntirhisano Community Outreach Programme led by Gauteng Premier David Makhura visited a number of completed projects and followed up on the progress made with regard to service delivery challenges in the West Rand.
 
When Calvin Kopano mixed up his first batch of scones for the morning, he did not expect one of his first customers for the day to be Premier Makhura and other government officials.
Kopano is the owner of a bakery and catering company based at the Mohlakeng Business Hub, in Randfontein, where entrepreneurs have been given an opportunity to operate their businesses and empower other community members.
In Westonaria Borwa, community members were given tittle deeds, and gardening tools.

Premier Makhura told the community members that more houses would be built in the development and encouraged them to start their own businesses and empower others.

“We are looking into building schools and clinics in this development. We are also encouraging you to stand up on your own and participate in the township economy,” said Premier Makhura.
In addition, the Gauteng government delegation also visited R41 million electricity sub-station, which will electrify the newly developed Mohlakeng’s Extension 5 and 11.

The Ntirhisano Outreach Programme provides a platform for Government in the Gauteng City Region to assess service delivery and engage with residents.