This event was a resounding success and was attended by local community, community and political leaders, local radio station school children, Tata Vryburg dealership and other provincial leaders.
The event was opened by Mr. Eddie Seboko with a prayer and followed by music items by the school kids and the local church choir.
We had the local Traditional Chief Mr Ntikang acknowledging and accepting Tata in the village and giving thanks on behalf of the chieftaincy and traditional affairs.
Then it was the chairperson of the school governing committee Mr Masimolele and followed by the school principal Mrs Rauto also giving praises and gratitude to TATA Motors.
Mandla Mbatha was also interviewed on the local radio station about TATA’s involvement in the project and the importance of Mandela day as we understand it.
The event was also attended by the ANC ward councilor and his committee, the ANC Proportional Representative official, The MEC, the executive mayor of Taung Mr. Kaone Lobello executive committee members of the Greater Taung Taxi Association and the public at large.
We gave shoes to the school kids identified as the neediest by the teachers with their parents in attendance.
The school governing body, principal and her staff, political representatives and the village people have stated their gratitude to the Tata Group for its generosity which has truly humbled them.
The entire community and government officials were thankful for the gifts.