For the last four months, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo visited all 18 local municipalities in the province to encourage community members to open and run small businesses. Mahumapelo promised residents that they are having government support. Now, Ikatisong School of Governance in the Office of the Premier is to host the VTSD Skills Development Lekgotla at Christiana in Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality next month. The objective of the Lekgotla which will be held under the theme – “VTSD Skills Revolution for Radical Socio-Economic Transformation” is to deepen skills development efforts in responding to the needs of the VTSD economy.
Provincial spokesperson, Brian Setswambung said the VTSD Skills Development Lekgotla will amongst others devise strategies to expand the pool of skills required in the VTSD economy and will create a platform for discussions on skills development initiatives that will contribute to the Rebranding, Repositioning and Renewal of the Province as mandated by the National development Plan.