Service delivery protest in Hankey

The residents of Stofwolk near Hankey are “gatvol” of the lack of service delivery, which lead to a protest march in the town.

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The people of the ANC run ward have said that enough is enough and they demand basic services as well as housing that has been promised to them for over 10 years.

The poor quality of the RDP houses is another issue residents say is not being addressed. The houses are cracked and leaking according to residents.

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“There was also promises made that 150 houses in Stofwolk will be connected to the electrical grid but this has also never happened,” said DA Councillor Jan Joy.

There will be a by-election in Ward 9 (Hankey) before the end of December following the untimely death of the ward Councillor, Luks Ntshiza.

Another by-election will take place in Ward 5 (Humansdorp) before December after Councillor Eugene Groep passed away in his sleep recently.