Cllrs still rue day of BCL closure

BCL Mine
BCL Mine

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Councillors in the mining town have expressed their displeasure with government over failure to consult them on the status of the Mine and reports of it possibly reopening.

In the midst of all the BCL Mine reopening hype, the councillors suspect it is a political prank ahead of the general elections.

They said during a full council meeting late last week that authorities choose to make major announcements in the media and they remain short of answers when approached by the community. They added that the BCL issue is a major one that needs proper consultation, but that was not the case even when the Mine closed.

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