The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will tomorrow, 21st July 2021, visit Ulundi and Nongoma at  the Zululand District in KwaZulu Natal as part of the government outreach programme following the recent acts of looting and destruction of private and public property.

 

Minister Nzimande outreach programme is aimed at engaging stakeholders on the impact of the recent acts of looting and vandalism at Nongoma Local Municipality.

 

The Minister will also get a briefing on the vaccination programme roll out in the Zululand District.

 

Minister Nzimande will be joined by the KZN Human Settlement and Public Works MEC, Mr Jomo Sibiya ( Provincial Zululand District Development Champion), Zululand District Mayor, Cllr Thulasizwe Buthelezi, and the Nongoma Local Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr Albert Mncwango, Local Councillors and senior government officials.

 

MEC Jomo Sibiya will also receive his Covid-19 vaccination jab at the Mthashana TVET College.

 

Members of the media are invited to join the Minister and the MEC as follows:

 

Activity: Briefing on the recent acts of looting and destruction of private and public property and the vaccination programme roll out in the Zululand District  Municipality

Date: 21 July 2021

Venue: Mthashana TVET College , Nongoma  Campus  Vaccination site

Time: 10h30

 

Activity: Stakeholder engagement on the impact of the impact of the recent acts of looting and vandalism at Nongoma Local Municipality 

Date: 21 July 2021

Venue: Mthashana TVET College , Nongoma  Campus  ( Lecture Theater 03

Time: 11h00

 

Members of the media are requested to confirm their physical attendance by contacting Lehlohonolo Mphuti at 0619859474 or Ishmael Mnisi at 0660378859.

 

 

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Issued by:

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation

DST Building (53), CSIR Campus

Meiring Naude Road

Brummeria

Pretoria

Enquiries: Ishmael Mnisi 0660378859