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NCOP to conduct oversight visits in Alfred Nzo District Municipality

OCTOBER 18, 2016

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Legislature and the National Assembly (NA) Portfolio Committee on Basic Education will from tomorrow, Tuesday 18 October until Thursday, conduct oversight visits and later hold a public meeting at Ndunge Methodist Church on Thursday, Mbizana local Municipality. This is as part of the Taking Parliament to the People Programme.

The Taking Parliament to the People programme was launched in 2002 as a programme of the NCOP. The part of the programme from 17th to the 21st October will focus mainly on overseeing the delivery of quality education to the people of Alfred Nzo District Municipality.

The programmme will also encompass the elements of public education on the role of the Legislative Sector in strengthening democracy. It will also give an opportunity to the ordinary citizens to engage face-to-face with their elected public representatives on issues affecting them.