Minister Baloyi at a sod-turning event in Moruleng, North West
8 Jun 2012
1. It is a pleasure indeed to be part of the sod-turning, marking the birth of a mall that will be bringing services closer to the community by:
i. Creating opportunity for investment and
ii. Providing facility for the community to benefit.
1.1. This is a face lift of the community which will be:
i. Entrenching the pride of the area.
ii. Consolidating the dignity of the leadership, traditional, elected or appointed.
iii. Confirming that traditional communities can as well attract powerful investors.
iv. Raising a voice for all to proclaim that Ga-Pilane is not a dusty small nonentity and
v. A voice like those that filled the streets of ancient Jerusalem when prophet Isaiah's prophetic words were to be legalised; thus
2. As developers, what do we learn from this great message that:
2.1. There’s growth in expansion.
2.2. There are business opportunities in rural areas.
2.3. There’s mutual benefits in sound partnership.
2.4. There’s reward in treating people with respect and
2.5. There’s prosperity in sharing skills and exposure.
3. As leaders we need to realise that:
3.1. There is growth in releasing land.
3.2. Success in real partnership.
3.3. Stability in working with people.
3.4. Comfort in cooperation between traditional leaders and municipality and
3.5. Peace of mind in monitoring.
4. The community must have:
4.1. Joy and sense of ownership.
4.2. Satisfaction and sense of carrying.
4.3. Benefit maximisation with sense of support.
4.4. Development in democracy and
4.5. Triumph in order.
5. Opportunity to share.
5.1. Transformation of traditional affairs:
(c) National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL)
5.3. Business-Adopt-A-Municipality was launched yesterday with an excellent model of possibility in achieving.
5.4. Therefore the Traditional Authority must also adopt a community.
6. As Government we will:
6.1. Release officials from the department to work with the community.
Issued by: Department of Cooperative Governance
8 Jun 2012
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