The Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe to conduct the Electrification Switch-on and Community Engagement at Chibini village, Matatiele
The Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe, the Executive Mayor of Alfred Ndzo District Municipality, Cllr. Sixolile Mehlomakhulu and Matatiele Local Municipality Mayor, Cllr Momelezi Mbedla will conduct the Electrification Switch-on and Community Engagement at Chibini village, Matatiele on Friday, 26 April 2019. The events will enable the Minister and the Mayors to monitor progress of the electrification programme of government, and directly interact with the community including the beneficiaries of the newly energised homes.
The Department of Energy through the Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP) has to date energised more than 87% of households in South Africa and aims to achieve universal access to electrification by 2025 as stipulated in the National Development Plan. As the country’s economy continues to develop, the growing demand for energy remains a focus for attention locally and internationally among ordinary citizens, businesses and captains of industry.
Members of the media to attend and cover this event that is scheduled as follows:
Date: Friday, 26 April 2019
Venue: Chibini village Community Hall, Matatiele
RSVP: Maropeng Ramokgobathi
Tel: 012 406 7475
Cell: 076 868 3073