The DA leadership spearheaded a cleaning campaign in Vaalwater. Photo supplied

DA leads Vaalwater clean-up


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The DA in Modimolle-Mookgophong spearheaded a cleaning up campaign at Vaalwater on Thursday, 1 March, with members of the community getting their hands dirty for a good cause.

The party’s campaign was triggered by a disturbing trend whereby many residents turned their backyards and pavements into illegal dumping sites. 

The deteriorating situation nudged DA members to embark on the clean-up campaign, specifically at Vaalwater’s wards 1 and 3.

Modimolle-Mookgophong Mayor, Marlene Van Staden, and DA councillor, Bianca Mocke, threw their weight behind the clean-up.

Mocke said the main objective of the campaign was to transform Vaalwater into a cleaner environment.

Meanwhile, in neighbouring Mogalakwena the DA Youth movement went on a door-to-door campaign on Saturday, 3 March, ahead of by-elections at Ward 16.

DA Youth provincial chairperson, Aluwani Raphalalani, said the DA would contest the ward to bring change, as communities had over a period of time, complained about lack of service delivery.

“There have been issues of huge service delivery backlogs, unemployment, poverty, crime and substance abuse in this ward. As the leadership, we engaged the youth regarding all these challenges, outlining the DA’s vision and plans on how to bring about total change,” Raphalalani said.

He was accompanied by DA Youth deputy chairpersons, Bianca Mocke and Esrom Setho.

17 months ago       08 March 2018