In the spirit of Africa Day, which marks the 60th anniversary of the formation of the African Union, the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi, extends her heartfelt congratulations to Ubuhlebezwe Municipality on the official opening of its newly constructed offices.

The auspicious occasion, coinciding with Africa Day, signifies a momentous milestone in the municipality’s history.

MEC Sithole-Moloi inaugurated the state-of-the-art building, which represents a new chapter for Ubuhlebezwe Municipality. The new structure addresses the challenges of limited space, ensuring that all essential elements, including the council chamber, corporate services building, and treasury offices, are incorporated.

The MEC commends Ubuhlebezwe Municipality for their unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional services to the community, despite the constraints of limited space. She encourages the municipality to draw strength and inspiration from their newly refurbished offices.

The modern and well-equipped building will not only set the tone for future development in the municipality but also instill confidence in the department’s stakeholders.

MEC Sithole-Moloi expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “It is heart-warming that on this momentous 60th Anniversary of Afrika Day, we also inaugurate the new building for the people of Ubuhlebezwe. This remarkable achievement demonstrates the remarkable capabilities of us as African people. Despite operating from limited space over the years, this municipality has diligently provided essential services to its residents. With the new building in place, I have no doubt that their efforts will be amplified. The council chamber can now accommodate all councillors and guests in the visitors gallery.”

Furthermore, MEC Sithole-Moloi extends her sincere congratulations to Mayor Bathobile Ngubo for her courageous leadership in successfully completing this significant project. As a woman mayor, Mayor Ngubo serves as an inspiration to all, showcasing the vital role that women play in driving progress and development within our communities.

The new offices of Ubuhlebezwe Municipality in Ixopo represent a symbol of growth and progress for the entire community. MEC Sithole-Moloi pledges her full support to the municipality and encourages them to continue their dedicated efforts in delivering services of the highest standard to the people of Ubuhlebezwe.