Parliament, Monday, 28 March 2022 – Mpumalanga permanent delegates to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will tomorrow undertake oversights visit to the province. The visits form part of the NCOP’s Provincial Week programme, where Members of Parliament undertake a week-long (29 March to 1 April 2022) visit to their respective provinces to assess the state of service delivery.
This year’s Provincial Week in Mpumalanga will focus on the provision of safe and reliable scholar transport in rural areas, including mechanisms to control overloading, roadworthy vehicles, discrepancies between the number of learners and route distances, late transportation of learners, as well as fiscal wastages and corrupt practices in the provision of scholar transport.
The delegates will also conduct oversight to various projects in the Nkomazi, Bushbuckridge and Thaba Chweu local municipalities and meet with scholar transport providers in these areas.
DETAILS OF THE VISIT TO MPUMALANGA
TUESDAY, 29 MARCH 2022
Venue: Kobwa Community Hall, Malelane
Time: 9h00 -13h00
Hybrid briefing on state capacity to deliver basic services and water and sanitation to communities
13h30 – 16h00 meeting with scholar transport providers in the Nkomazi Local Municipality area
WEDNESDAY, 30 MARCH 2022
Venue: Bushbuckridge Local Municipality
Time:09h00 – 13h00
13h30 – 17h00 Oversight visit to Thaba Chweu Local Municipality
THURSDAY, 31 MARCH 2022
Venue: Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature Chamber
Event: Briefing on provision of safe and reliable scholar transport in rural areas, Basic service delivery by municipalities including the quality of road infrastructure.
ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMUNICATION SERVICES.
For media enquiries or interviews with the Leader of the delegation, please contact:
Name: Sakhile Mokoena
Parliamentary Communication Services
Cell: 081 705 2130