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EC Department of Transport holds a prayer day

By zandisiwe poltin - Oct 16, 2015
EC Department of Transport holds a prayer day

The Eastern Cape MEC for Transport, Safety and Liason, Weziwe Tikana, as part of her department’s 2015 October Transport Month Campaign, will be holding a prayer meeting for road accident victims and for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

The event, will take place at Sandringham Sports ground in Queesnstown, under the theme: “An informed praying community is a better community” saving people’s lives.

“The event is intended to observe a prayer for road accidents, killing of law enforcement officers and to ask God’s intervention on all road accidents that are killing people in the district,” the Eastern Cape Department of Transport said in a statement.

Between 07:00-09:00am, there will be a road cleansing ceremony next to Ezibeleni Traffic Circle and Truck stop in town, with the main event starting at 10:00am.

The objectives of the event are to prevent and curb road accidents through God’s Devine intervention; to instil a road safety culture and to strengthen partnership between stakeholders in order to fight road accidents.

“During this Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, every citizen must become part of the global movement to create a safer road environment for all our people.”

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