VDC�s to monitor and fire public officers

Kgatleng District Commissioner Wame Samapipi PIC KABO MPAETONA
Kgatleng District Commissioner Wame Samapipi PIC KABO MPAETONA

Public servants working for the various District Councils would soon have their careers in the mercy of local VDC’s, thanks to a newly launched monitoring policy to be known as Community Based Monitoring (CBM), which will see the local VDC’s (Village Development Committees) now having immerse powers to monitor the performances of the public officers posted in their areas.

The Monitor learnt about this new policy in Leshibitse recently where Kgatleng District Council authorities, led by the District Commissioner Wame Samapipi and council chair Mpho Morolong, told the residents of the new powers of the VDC’s which would include recommending the dismissal of a public officer who they deem not performing.

Samapipi says the Kgatleng District Council has identified nine Ministries in their region where the CBM will be applied with effect from next month, September.

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