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Makhura describes his tenure as a "towering monument of progress" #GautengSOPA

18 February 2019 2:36 PM
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Gauteng Premier David Makhura on Monday delivered his last State of the Province Address.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has delivered his last State of the Province Address.

Makhura highlighted his success and described his tenure as a "towering monument of progress".

He praised the ANC government for what he says are its efforts to improve the quality of education in the province which ranked number one in education based on the 2018 matric results.

He says this is because the government has invested a lot of money in schools of specialisation...to ensure that learners receive the best education, saying this one of the ways government is turning the state of the economy in the province.

Thando Kubheka, Reporter - EWN

He also touched on investing in township economy to ensure that ordinary South Africans are given a chance to play a role in the economy.

Thando Kubheka, Reporter - EWN

He spoke about infrastructure and how R1.3 trillion has been put in place to build a reliable and sustainable transport system.

Thando Kubheka, Reporter - EWN

To hear more from David Makhura's State of the Province Address, listen below:




18 February 2019 2:36 PM
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Gauteng Premier David Makhura
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