Parliament’s select committee recommends dissolution of Ditsobotla Local Municipality

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Parliament’s Select Committee on Cooperative Governance has resolved to recommend to the National Council of Provinces to approve the dissolution of the Ditsobotla Local Municipality in the North West.

This after its recent visit to the municipality where they confirmed the inability of the municipality to deliver adequate services to its communities due to maladministration, including two parallel forces of power operating in the municipality.

The municipality – said to be operated by two mayors, and two chief whips – was found to be facing serious challenges of financial mismanagement, inadequate service delivery and lapses in government.

The select committee had resolved that these challenges carry enough weight for the dissDissolution challengedolution of the municipality.

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