Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha is today handing over 57 vehicles to Senior Traditional leaders. This is part of the government’s provision of tools for trade to deserving traditional leaders.
During his 2023/24 Departmental Budget Vote, MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Mr Basikopo Makamu announced that a total of 102 vehicles would be procured for Senior Traditional Leaders by the end of the current financial year.
The South African Legislation directs that the Department of CoGHSTA provides enabling resources to ensure that traditional leaders can effectively deliver on the responsibilities tied to their positions.
While all 102 vehicles have been purchased, only 57 will be handed over. The department said they would be ready to deliver the balance to traditional leaders. As soon as the vehicles have been delivered.
NEW VEHICLES FOR LIMPOPO TRADITIONAL LEADERS FROM PREMIER STANLEY MATHABATHA
The event is taking place at Ngoako Ramathlodi Sports Complex, Seshego within the Polokwane Local Municipality.
Executive Mayor of Capricorn District Municipality, Mamedupi Teffo and the executive leaders of the Limpopo House of Traditional and Khoi San Leaders – led by Hosi Ngove have also honoured the event.