Minister Sisulu To Visit Construction Site For Temporary Residential Units

The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, will today, 24 April 2020 receive a status update on the work that is being done to ensure the densely populated informal settlements are de-densified in order to curb the spread of the COVID-19. She will also receive a report on the situation in Lawley.

The Minister will also visit the site where Temporary Residential Units (TRAs) that are being built to accommodate the residents of Plot 323 in Wilgespruit who have been living in tents for almost four years.

Minister Sisulu will be joined by the MEC of Human Settlements, Corporate Governance and Urban Planning, Mr Lebohang Maile and Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Geoff Makhubo.

Details are as follows:

Date: Friday, 24 April 2020 (TODAY)

Venue: Plot 323, Cnr Glover and Hoeveld Roads, Wilgespruit, Roodepoort

Time: 12:30

Enquiries: Please contact McIntosh Polela, Ministry Spokesperson on 079 563 1625

Issued by the Ministry of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation
Govan Mbeki House
240 Justice Mahomed Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria

Press Release Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2020