Members of the public are notified that Polokwane Municipal buildings will be accessible
to all from tomorrow, 09th January 2019, for the purpose of rendering services.
The municipality's employees will be available at work to provide services to the
The municipality has obtained a court order from the High Court of South Africa against
protesters who have been intimidating municipal employees and the community by
disrupting municipal operations and services.
On Tuesday 07th January 2020, workers of the municipality and the community had been
refused access to the municipal buildings by a group of protesters who blockaded
municipal entrances. As a result, the municipality was unable to render much needed
services to the residents of Polokwane.
The municipality has successfully applied for a Court Order which interdicts and restrains
the protesters from:
The Court Order gives permission to members of the South African Police Service and
Polokwane Municipal Law Enforcement to arrest any individual who, despite knowledge
of the order, persists in any unlawful conduct.
The municipality apologises to all its stakeholders for the inconvenience caused by the
disruptions and appreciates patience and cooperation shown by all the customers.
Issued by Communications and Marketing Unit
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