North West roads are in a dire conditions that can be disastrous. Some of the roads including N14 that connects Vryburg and Kuruman had to be closed at night and opened during the day to avoid casualties. The situation prompted North West Premier Job Mokgoro to visit the area today – Monday.
The Premier will visit Vryburg and Taung in Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District, to assess the damage caused by the recent heavy rainfall and floods.
Mokgoro will lead an executive team comprising MECs Mmoloki Cwaile of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Boitumelo Moiloa of Social Development and Gaoage Molapisi of Public Works and Roads, as well as Heads of these Departments and Administrators.
Areas to be visited include the N14 between Vryburg and Kuruman where the road is severely damaged by floods, as well as Mokgareng, Mokasa, Buxton, Motsweding, Tamasikwa, Kgomotso and Matlapeng villages in Greater Taung Local Municipality.
The Premier and his entourage will start at the N14 road at 11h30, before leaving for Greater Taung Local Municipality.