25 March 2019


Inter-Ministerial Committee on cooperation of North West provincial executive

by: Government Communications   date: 08 May 2018

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) appointed by Cabinet to establish facts on the ground in the North West Province
 has noted with concern media reports insinuating that the provincial executive has been uncooperative in particular the Premier. 
 The media reports are not only misleading but also far from the actual experience of the IMC.

The IMC would like to place it on the record that the IMC, as well as the Technical Task Team of senior officials, have received 
nothing but cooperation from the provincial executive led by Premier Supra Mahumapelo. At no point during the engagements between 
the IMC, its Technical Task Team and the North West government has there been lack of cooperation. All engagement have been in the
 spirit of collegiality and cooperation. 

“The Intervention that we have made as the IMC in the North West Province is not intended to sow any divisions. 
It is an intervention that is intended to assist the Province as mandated by Cabinet. The IMC is working hard on the ground
 to ensure that it reports back to Cabinet within the stipulated timelines,” said IMC Spokesperson Ms Phumla Williams.

The IMC regrets that such misleading reports have been publicised without any verification with the 
chairperson of the IMC or the IMC Spokesperson. We hope the publication concerned will take the necessary 
corrective actions to ensure that a similar misrepresentation is not allowed to happen again.

Ms Phumla Williams
Contact: 083 501 0139

Media statements
Year: 2018
Media Statement date: Monday, May 7, 2018