ETHEKWINI NEWS FLASH
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
11 January 2017
 
EThekwini Mayor and COGTA MEC to Visit School to Assess Readiness
 
MEC of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube together with eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede will visit the New River Combined School on Thursday, 12 January as part of the Back to School Campaign.
 
School uniforms and school support services including mobile libraries and a science kit will be handed over to the school. The visit also serves to assess the state of readiness of schools in the area as well as to motivate the schools to improve their performance in the 2017 academic year.
 
Members of the media are invited to attend the event.
 
Thereafter, the delegation will join the Provincial Legislature school opening functionality programme, where the political leadership in the province will be visiting schools to assess their readiness.
 
The details are as follows:
DATE: 12 January 2017
TIME: 7:30 – 9:00
VENUE: New River Combined School, Manyaseni Road in Inanda, Ward 3
 
ENDS
 
Issued by eThekwini Municipality.
 
For more information members of the media can contact Gugu Mbonambi on 031 311 4855 or email: gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4818 or princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za
 
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