Adv. Lonwabo Ngoqo
Telephone: 044-501 3000
The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday the 23rd March 2020, pronounced a 21-Day National Lockdown as a measure to deal with the effects of the Coronavirus, Covid -19. In his speech, the President did indicate that, despite the lockdown, citizens are still expected to receive an acceptable level of service delivery from Local authorities.
In response to this, the Bitou Municipality commits to provide an acceptable level of basic services to the residents of Bitou. Although, a number of Bitou Employees will be affected by the lockdown, we will make sure that all essential staff is available to service our residents. Service Delivery will still take place in the following areas;
The Bitou Council will also have its Customer Care Services on duty and residents can reach them on (+27) 44 5013174/5 or on email; CustomerCare@plett.gov.za to log queries. We make a plea to residents that may experience challenges with these services to engage with the relevant departments to resolve these before the commencement of the National Lockdown.
Bitou Municipality have established a Coordinating Structure to coordinate our efforts to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The structure;
We urge all the residents to stay calm and cooperate with all the regulations that are laid down by the authorities.
The Bitou Municipality’s Communication section will keep residents informed on a regular basis of any changes.
Issued By: Andile Namntu on behalf of
Advocate Lonwabo Ngoqo
Municipal Manager of the Bitou Local Municipality