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ANC EKURHULENI CAUCUS RE-BUILDS A HOUSE FOR ORPHANS IN DAVEYTON
19 July 2018
In celebrating the life and times of Tata Nelson Mandela, the ANC Ekurhuleni Caucus led by ANC Chief Whip Cllr Jongizizwe Dlabathi in conjunction with the ANC led government handed over well rebuilt house in Daveyton on Wednesday, 18 July 2018.This after the Ekurhuleni Caucus through Taking Caucus To The People (TCP) programme visited the family of five orphans late last year and commitment to re-build the house. The family’s ordeal was initially brought to the attention of the office of the Chief Whip by a neighbour who requested that the family be assisted. The house was in a bad condition, and it posed danger to the occupants, however, it has since been demolished completely and was re-build. In his remarks Cllr Jongizizwe Dlabathi acknowledged the business which re-built the house and donated some furniture to the family.
“This is a demonstration of a working government, especially the ANC government that brings impactful service delivery to its citizens. And this is something we are committed to till 2021” ANC Chief Whip Dlabathi said.
Meanwhile, Executive Mayor Cllr Mzwandile Masina said the ANC does listen to the concerns of the citizens.
"Ours as the government that we need to deliver services in the interest of the people” he said.
He further congratulated the ANC Caucus for ensuring that this project was successfully handled and handed over the house to the family on Nelson Mandela’s birthday.
ANC Volunteers and members of the community also came in their numbers to witness a brand new house being handed over to the child headed household in Kobung Street, Daveyton. ANC Chief Whip Cllr Jongizizwe Dlabathi and Executive Mayor Cllr Mzwandile Masina thanked the sterling job that has been donors and the builders of the house. They also urged the family look after the house. Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. It was launched on his birthday, 18 July, in 2009 via a unanimous decision by the UN General Assembly. Mandela Day calls on us all, every day, to make the world a better place. Each year on 18 July we look back on what has been done, and forward to what will be done. Making every day a Mandela Day celebrates Madiba’s life and legacy in a sustainable way that will bring about enduring change. “Our commitment to humanity and provision of a better life for all is a standing commitment” Cllr Dlabathi concluded.
ANC Caucus in Ekurhuleni welcomed the State of the City Address delivered by the Executive Mayor Cllr Mzwandile Masina at the Germiston Council Chamber in OR Tambo Government Precinct Civic Centre – Germiston on Wednesday, 18 March 2020.