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Office of the Executive Mayor

Full Names:

Cllr. Pule Phooko

Work address:

Municipal Office
Hill Street

Kroonstad

Contact details:

Office Nr : 056 217 9107

Email : executivemayor@moqhaka.gov.za

Acceptance Speech by incoming Executive Mayor Cllr P Phooko on the 24 May 2019

Hon Speaker
Chairperson of the ANC I Free State Province and entire provincial committee
Chairperson of ANC region Fezile Dabi and entire regional committee
Hon Councillors
Branches of the ANC
Woman`s league and youth league
SANCO provincial and regional leadership
COSATU and SACPl
Whips of the parties in council
Municipal manager and directors
Moqhaka municipal workers
Community of Moqhaka
Faith based organisation
NGOs
Ladies and gentlemen
Comrades

I am humbled and honoured by your decision to bestow me with these highest responsibilities. I would also like to thank the African National Congress and its Alliance to entrusted this opportunity continue on the development path of this municipality.

I would also like to the Executive Mayor now Hon member of our provincial legislature and congratulate her on her new responsibilities. And her members of mayoral committee.

Hon Speaker the country has just held a successful election that was free and fair and tomorrow it will be the inauguration of the President at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria. Hon speaker for the us as municipality it will be another new dawn for the people of South Africa. The same Hon councillors the people of Moqhaka will be looking at us the to continue to change their lives speedily.

I promise that within this collective will join this machinery in determination to better where we have capacity and to enjoin other department in bettering our municipal conditions, but will do this after consulting fellow councillors on the immediate priorities and engage with management on theirs state of readiness. Then hon Speaker I will request you again to present our developmental path.

Hon Speaker and honourable Councillors I do accept the responsibility not only as individual but within the collective of us all as councillors. Within the couple days we have to run with the budget and IDP process for 2019/20 financial year. Together as councillors we will be hearing what are periodization as present and the new tariffs as proposed.

Hon Speaker and hourable Councillors as a member in this august house I declare to work will all councillors, stakeholders, role-players ngo and faith based organisation and listen to their ideas that will make Moqhaka a destination of prosperity and development.

I will study carefully the present developmental policies, so that the strategic developmental programme are persuaded to better the development of the majority of our people.

Once again Mr Speaker I will compose a team that will assist this municipality towards create the environment for economic growth and inspire our people to adopt an idea of self-development to the success of building our economy.

Mr Speaker I do commit myself that I will execute my duties to the best of my abilities to success of the majority of our people and the community at large.

I thank all of the of South Africa for entrusting African National Congress for the sixth parliament, My family and the people of Moqhaka

God Bless Africa
Morena Boloko Setjhaba sa Heso
Amandla
I thank you.