MEC Marawu hands over Alice Project eDikeni as EC Gov Moves on Xenophobia eMonti
By: Yola Kekezwa
April 21, 2015, The Department of Roads and Public Works with the Nkonkobe Local Municipality through the Nkonkobe Economic Development Agency handed over the Alice Gateway Project.
The MEC was addressing a handover ceremony in Alice where the department and nkonkobe local agents handed over a park created at the entrance of the town for outdoor amenities.
MEC Marawu said; “The park you see today is for everyone and we will make sure that it is kept clean through the household contractors but its also up to the people of Alice to make sure that you keep it in the condition that it is in.
“We hope you will enjoy and make the most of what we have given you today”.
The day was marked with a march through Alice with the MEC leading the “No to Xenophobia” march.
Fort Hare Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Mvuyo Tom, voiced support for the days efforts; “We support today’s march and handing over of this brand new park, Fort Hare says down with xenophobia”.
“People that are committing these grievous crimes, will be dealt with accordingly because everyone has the right to live in a safe and friendly country and we are saying no to Xenophobia” confirms Marawu.
Meanwhile in East London, Premier Masaulle and MEC Majodina scheduled a street march from Orient Plaza, down Buffalo street via the taxi rank enroute to the City Hall.
Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture, MEC Penny Majodina said; “Akufani apha nalendlela okwenzekangayo kwezinye iindawo siyababulela abantu baseMonti ngokubaphatha kakuhle abami bangaphandle”.