MEC Dube-Ncube commends staff for departments accolades

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube described women as undefeated warriors. The MEC was delivering her keynote address during the women empowerment and breast cancer awareness which was attended by all the women employees within her department. The MEC also dedicated all the awards won by the department to the staff. She said she commends most those who are responsible for making sure that there is a tea, water or the office is clean every day. The event took place at the Olive Convention centre on 23.10.18


KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has commended her staff for the great work they have put into ensuring that the department delivers on its core mandate which is to ensure that proper service delivery is given to municipal residents in the province.

The department has recently won several awards, including a regional Productivity Award and the Kamoso Award for best support for the EPWP programme in the province. These awards build on the success in the 2018 Premier’s Excellence Awards where Cogta performed won the Best Provincial Department, the Silver Award for the Best Innovator of the Year and Mr Thando Tubane’s Bronze for the Best Head of Department in KZN.

Addressing over 800 women that had gathered at the Olive Convention Centre as part of her department’s Breast Cancer awareness campaign, MEC Dube-Ncube commended the hard work of the departmental staff: “All of you here have a hand in these awards that are in front of us today. It is through your dedication that we have won these accolades. This is a motivation for us to never drop the ball as our communities look to us for support to municipalities and the institution of traditional leadership in the province,” said Dube-Ncube.

Dube-Ncube also urged women to ensure that they undergo the necessary tests as part of the ongoing breast cancer awareness initiative.