MAKHUDUTHAMAGA – The elderly in Mogorwane and Phushulang villages within Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality’s ward 10 ON Tuesday became the latest recipients of Mayor Minah Bahula’s yearly rotational blankets’ donation special programme.
Mayor Bahula’s special programme has had a huge impact in communities of Makhuduthamaga since the country was hit by COVID-19 pandemic last year.
Bahula said President Cyril Ramaphosa has, following consultations with stakeholders, lifted and eased the restrictions on COVID-19 lockdown to make it possible for them during the current level, to interface with communities on developmental issues although on a limited number of people.
She said they were however, still urging people to continue to adhere to COVID-19 regulations as prescribed.
Bahula further thanked the elderly for the huge role they played in different communities in instilling their knowledge and experience in the younger generation.
“This token of appreciation is our ANC led government’s way of saying thank you. Thank you for always promoting social cohesion, values and peace in our societies and families. Largely, thank you for supporting the efforts of government in tackling the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment and many other ills in our communities.
We are raised by you and we know where we come from. Therefore, we cannot ignore the big role you play in the development of our communities,” concluded Bahula.