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The Deputy Minister of the Department of Basic Education, Mr Enver Surty will on Friday, 23 August 2013 open the newly built Mqokolweni Senior Primary School in Dikela location in Libode in the OR Tambo District Municipality, Eastern Cape. The school forms part of the programme known as “One School per Week”.
The programme was launched by the Minister of Basic Education involves other Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Members of the Eastern Cape EXCO in the handing over ceremonies of these newly built schools that are replacing mud structures to the communities.
The schools were built under the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (ASIDI) which falls under the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Council (PICC). The initiative aims to eradicate all mud schools and inappropriate structures, as well refurbish dilapidated and ill equipped schools. The ASIDI National Outputs plan of 2011-2014 will see an eradication and replacement of 496 mud schools, provision of water and sanitation to 1 257 schools and electricity to 878 schools.
The event will take place as follows:
Venue: Mqokolweni Senior Primary School, Dikela location in the Libode District, Eastern Cape
Date: Friday, 23 August 2013
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