This event was a resounding success and was attended by local community, community and political leaders, to a local radio station, school children and the TATA Vryburg dealership – it’s covered by community and political 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 the chairperson of the school governing body, Mr Masimolele, and the school principal, Mrs Rauto, praised and expressed their gratitude towards 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 as well as the political representatives and community humbled the TATA Group through their expression of gratitude for the gifts.