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Makana Local Municipality ready for COVID-19 lockdown

Mar 25, 2020
Makana Local Municipality ready for COVID-19 lockdown

Makhanda - Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's pronunciation of the lockdown period, the Makana Local Municipality agreed on the following measures that will be followed.

- All essential services will be operating during this period
- Water and Sanitation services will be on standby
- Fire department will operate 24/7 but with platoon staff and management
- Cleansing department workers, refuse collection and street sweeping, will work limited hours and go home after finishing work
- Electricity staff will be on standby
- Only traffic law enforcers will be allowed to work - all other services will be suspended
- All service delivery related complaints to be directed to Fire department, Mobisam and all other social media platforms that residents are currently using

"Residents are encouraged to buy electricity and pay accounts from the outlet shops that are provided in the rates accounts letters as the Finance department will be closed during the lockdown period," the municipality said.

Below are contact numbers of the Municipal Manager and all directors in case of any emergency or dissatisfaction during lockdown period.

1. Mr Moppo Mene - Municipal Manager - 079 740 1163
2. Ms Riana Meiring - LED Director - 083 448 1055
3. Mr Kelello Makgoka - Community Services - 063 059 2244
4. Mr Gerard Goliath - CFO - 072 668 1520
5. Mr Gubevu Maduna - Acting Director Engineers & Infrastructure Dept - 073 732 3047
6. Mrs Nomthandazo Mazwayi - Corporate Services - 071 609 7884

"Residents are requested to abide to all the laws for the benefit of their own safety and well being. Keep indoors and stay safe."

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