Booming small mining town of Lephalale, Limpopo is heeding a call by President Cyril Ramaphosa to take responsibility to ensure its environment is clean and healthy.
The programme, Good Green Deeds, launched by President Ramaphosa is aimed at mobilising all sectors of South Africa to become more environmentally conscious.
It includes ensuring that communities don’t litter rubbish in their respective communities.
Showing others how it’s done top Limpopo government officials will on Thursday, June 27 make their hands grimy, cleaning different eyesore spots in Lephalale and nearby Marapong Township.
Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha will join Lephalale Mayor, Jack Maeko, and the local people to launch Limpopo Good Green Deeds expected to be spread throughout the province.
Limpopo government executives also joining the cleanup includes the Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism MEC, Thabo Mokone, Waterberg Executive Mayor, Morris Mataboge.
The campaign will drive the initiative in partnership with Coca-Cola and Thembalethu Development.
The program will separate the assignment into four gatherings to clean Thulare Park, Opposite Spar Complex, Marapong Cemetery [under the power line] and Extension 4 Marapong.
The groups will carry these activities out in the morning from as early as 08h30.
Limpopo Premier’s spokesperson Kenny Mathivha said the purpose of the programme is to call on all South Africans to take up the responsibility of ensuring that their environment is clean, green and habitable.
“Everyone can meet a clean living space. This is a clarion call to all sectors in society to do their part to contribute to Wood Green Deeds.
We urge society to work together to remove litter and rubble that threatens our efforts to build a healthy South Africa,” said Mathivha.
He said the initiative encourages communities to take responsibility for their waste, discourage litter and encourage collection to keep communities clean and healthy.
“The campaign also encourages citizens to take part in a river cleanup,” Mathivha added.Follow us on Social Media