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Acting Premier Makume Meets with SASOL Company to address community issues

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On Monday, Ketso Toto Makume, Acting Premier of the Free State and MEC for COGTA and Human Settlements, met with the management of the Sasol Limited Company to discuss pressing community issues.

On Monday, Ketso Toto Makume, Acting Premier of the Free State and MEC for COGTA and Human Settlements, met with the management of the Sasol Limited Company to discuss pressing community issues.

This initiative is part of a District Development Model (DDM) which encourages all the three spheres of government to coordinate, integrate and mobilise the capacity and resources of government and civil society, including business, labour and community, in pursuit of inclusive growth and job creation.

On Monday, Ketso Toto Makume, Acting Premier of the Free State and MEC for COGTA and Human Settlements, met with the management of the Sasol Limited Company to discuss pressing community issues.

On Monday, Ketso Toto Makume, Acting Premier of the Free State and MEC for COGTA and Human Settlements, met with the management of the Sasol Limited Company to discuss pressing community issues.

The Acting Premier was joined by the MEC of Social Development Me Motshidise Koloi and Finance MEC Gadija Brown for the last leg of the Imbizo programme which was begun on Friday in Fezile Dabi Region.

The purpose of this visit was to look into forming a partnership with the Sasol company to create opportunities that will be beneficial to the community as a whole.

“The focus is on upskilling the youth, empowering communities and increasing the quality of relevant skills” said Makume

Makume pleaded with the Sasol Company to find ways in combating pollution.

“Excessive air pollution from industrial production in the Sasolburg area is affecting the residents’ health in general.  “ added Makume

Makume said Residents of Zamdela township are exposed to a combination of toxic emissions that seriously compromise the health and quality of life.

“We are here to appeal for a workable partnership, which is based on all stakeholders being involved to come up with practical programmes that are going to ensure that as and when we work , the community out there is able to see the changes , feel the change and live the changes”

 

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