To meet Limpopo’s development goals, Premier, Chupu Mathabatha signed a service delivery agreement with members of the Executive Council (MECs) on Tuesday.
The Premier said in a statement the agreement shows commitment as a province to speed up service delivery.
He said it is measurable and achievable goals that will provide better services for unemployment, inequality, and extreme poverty exacerbated by the coronavirus disaster.
“President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced South Africa’s economic recovery plan to combat the devastating effects of COVID-19, which has left a trail of economic devastation around the world. Limpopo province as part of a global village has not escaped. Our development version is at an advanced stage, “said Premier Mathabatha.
He said the agreement would be informed through the government’s adoption of a results-based approach, the mandate of each department, the Premier ‘s State of the Province Address and the Limpopo Development Plan.
“This agreement will reflect the government’s plan to carry out its top priorities, adopting a culture of continuous improvement in public services,”
Premier Mathabatha state that the province will review the agreement will fix it annually in line with lessons learned and challenges in implementation, adding that this will allow the Premier to hold MEC more accountable in the sixth term of administration.
The Premier said part of our agreement with our MECs is service delivery and good governance.
The MECs annual assessment will include solid financial management,” said Premier Mathabatha.