By Thys Khiba
Mohlakeng – The Free State premier, Sisi Ntombela and all members of her executive council have spent their Mother’s Day by giving back food parcels to vulnerable families and mostly to elderly women.
“Allow me to take this opportunity to wish all mothers a wonderful Mother’s Day. We honour all the courageous mothers in our province, and indeed in the entire country, for their continued sacrifice and hard work in building a safe and prosperous society for all of us,” said Ntombela.
The program was led by Ntombela and coordinated by MEC for social development, Mamiki Qabathe. “On Mother’s Day 2021, 150 vulnerable families in every identified local municipalities will receive a food parcel. In effort to eradicate poverty in the province.”
According to Ntombela, women continue to provide key leadership in ensuring that children and men are safe during these difficult times of Covid-19. “Bo Mme ba tshwara thipa ka bohaleng.”
Ntombela has spent this day of Mother’s Day in Mohlakeng Primary School in Mafube Local Municipality, in Villiers, while the MEC for social development was in Lejweleputswa region, in Virginia.
Mangaung region had the presence of MEC for finance, Gadija Brown, MEC for agriculture, William Bulwane and MEC for public works, Tshidi Koloi as they were giving back to the community.
Meanwhile, the MEC for sports, arts and culture, Maki Mahasa was in Parys and MEC for health, Montseng Tsiu was in QwaQwa.
Other food parcels were distributed in Fouriesburg by MEC for police and transport, Sam Mashinini, as the MEC for education, Tate Makgoe was in Koffiefontein.
Free State Central News would like to wish you all a great and happy Mother’s Day.