Media Statements

Deputy Minister Obed Bapela to Deliver a Keynote Address at the Hhoyi Cultural Event (Ummemo)

The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Mr Obed Bapela will deliver a keynote address at the Ummemo event to be held at Odiweni, Royal Residence (Hhoyi) in Nkomazi District Municipality.

The Ummemo event is part of the responsibility of the Hhoyi Traditional Council of implementing section (3)(b) of the Traditional Leadership and Framework Act, 41 of 2003 of giving feedback to the community. This event also gives the Hhoyi community an opportunity to celebrate their heritage and culture.

Deputy Minister Bapela will address the event as follows:

  • Date: Saturday, 14 October 2017
  • Time: 10:00
  • Venue: Odiweni, Royal Residence – Esigodlweni (Nkomazi District Municipality)

Media is invited to engage with the Deputy Minister at the event. For RSVPs please contact: Ms Modiegi Madiga @ or 082 822 5878



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