Vuwani residents frustrated with Zuma, accept resolution

President Jacob Zuma failed to address residents at Vuwani in Limpopo on Sunday, after promising to disclose the outcome of a meeting with the king of vhaVenda and other parties, over demarcation.

Residents waited hours for Zuma to arrive at Nandoni Sports Ground but the president was advised to leave, citing safety concerns.

READ: Des Van Rooyen explains why Zuma left Vuwani and failed to meet community

They are demanding their area be re-incorporated into the Makhado Municipality and not a new municipality in Malamulele.

Community leader Nsovo Sambo says they are not satisfied with how events transpired, but will accept the meeting's resolution.

It has been agreed that relevant departments from the provincial and national government would have to support the district municipality.

Definitely satisfied because you remember our problem is that we do not want anything to do with the new municipality.

Nsovo Sambo, community leader

We expect everything to back to normal as of today, business should open, government services ,schooling should resume....

Nsovo Sambo, community leader

Click on the link below to listen to the full interview.....


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Vuwani residents frustrated with Zuma, accept resolution


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