DA’s Cassim desires MEC to supply names of EC faculties with insufficient sanitation
The DA’s Yusuf Cassim mentioned that younger learners at Lundini Major Faculty had been pressured to alleviate themselves at a tree the place the varsity governing physique chairperson advised him they’d just lately found a black mamba.
Lundini Major Faculty within the OR Tambo District of the Jap Cape. Image: Jap Cape Division of Training/parliament.gov.za/
CAPE TOWN – An Nationwide Council of Provinces (NCOP) delegate mentioned that he had witnessed a complete disregard for human dignity whereas visiting a college within the Jap Cape.
The Democratic Alliance (DA)’s Yusuf Cassim was on an oversight go to to the Lundini Major Faculty within the OR Tambo District just lately.
The province is amongst areas struggling to eradicate pit bogs and insufficient sanitation amenities at faculties.
Cassim mentioned that younger learners on the faculty had been pressured to alleviate themselves at a tree the place the varsity governing physique chairperson advised him they’d just lately found a black mamba.
Cassim mentioned that the NCOP delegation discovered that Lundini Major Faculty had six pit latrines, utilized by each learners and lecturers, however the seats had been too giant for younger youngsters.
“There are presently 1,598 faculties within the province with inappropriate and unsafe sanitation, together with pit latrines. The lack of the Division of Training and the ANC authorities to rectify this long-standing travesty is unacceptable,” Cassim mentioned.
He mentioned that he had submitted an in depth parliamentary query to the Jap Cape Training MEC to supply the names of all major faculties within the province the place the state of sanitation was insufficient.