An Independent Candidate in Marapong, Lephalale, Ward 1 is optimistic following the Local Government Elections. This after community members have been mislead by the ruiling party with empty promises.
Dimakatso Marakalla, Community leader and activist says she chose to be an independent candidate because she if for the people and knows exactly what her fellow community members wants.
Marakalla says they’ve been neglected by the leading party with various socio-economic issues not been resolved, particularly in the informal settlements of Marapong where water, electricity, housing and other basic amenities has been a challenge for the past 27years of Democracy.
“Our people deserve better since our town is very rich in minerals and has a huge youth population that’s the reason why community members plead with me to be independent, I urge all private sectors including all power stations in Lephalale to engage with us and assist in terms of recreation facilities as well as a nerby clinic, police station and create employment ” mentioned Marakalla.