Today the leadership collective of the Rustenburg Local Municipality, led by the Executive Mayor Councillor Mpho Khunou successfully concluded day 1, of the three-day visit by the Provincial Public Accounts Committee of the North West Legislature. The committee led by chairperson Hon. Job Dliso received a first-hand account of what the RLM has been able to achieve since the conceptualisation of the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) system. The RLM through the Municipal Manager Mr. Victor Makona presented a detailed report on what has been done to date, as well as highlighting areas which still required attention prior to the operationalization of the project. The Executive Mayor led a guided tour, with two of the newly delivered buses to give the committee a feel of how the system would operate while inspecting sites in which construction is still on-going.
The RLM was represented by the Council Speaker – Councillor Sheila Mabale Huma, Member of the Mayoral Committee on Roads and Transport – Councillor Lucky Kgaladi, Chairperson of the Municipal Public Accounts Committee – MPAC Councillor Lebogang Sephai and members of the committee. The Deputy Speaker of the N.W legislature Hon. Viola Motsumi, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Premier, Finance, Cooperative Governance, Human Settlement and Traditional Affairs Hon. Aaron Motswana and Chair of Chairs. Hon Mmoloki Cwaile were in attendance as well as members of the taxi negotiating forum – TNF.