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Tempers fray at meeting

16 September 2015


FUMING residents from Jacksonville near Roodepan were warned by the speaker of Sol Plaatje against illegal occupation of land earmarked for development. Pictured above is Anthony Leeu faced by Jerome Leshou and the speaker, Mangaliso Matika.

FUMING residents from Jacksonville near Roodepan were warned by the speaker of Sol Plaatje against illegal occupation of land earmarked for development. Pictured above is Anthony Leeu faced by Jerome Leshou and the speaker, Mangaliso Matika.

By Boipelo Mere

The delegation of the Sol Plaatje Municipality, including the speaker, Mangaliso Matika, repeatedly had to call the fuming residents of Jacksonville to order when they addressed a meeting, warning the residents against the illegal occupation of land that was earmarked for development.

The residents started grabbing land last weekend after reportedly being given the go-ahead by their ward councillor, Dennis Pienaar.

Read the full article from:  News24.

 

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