State of the Province Address 2017

The Opening of the Provincial Legislature took place on the 23 February 2017 where the Premier Sylvia Lucas delivered her State of the Province Address. The purpose of the State of Province Address empowered communities (people) and civil society to participate in processes of overseeing that the Executive, through government departments, practices good governance and deliver better services, particularly those that impact on social services and pro-poor development.   The provincial legislature achieves this through its oversight, law making and public participation programmes. The Opening of the Provincial Legislature affords the Northern Cape Premier, Ms Sylvia Luca an opportunity to address the citizens of the Northern Cape, as she presents the State of the Province Address where she underlined governments’ key priorities for the year 2017/18 and reflected on the achievements of government. The State of the Province Address provided the provincial legislature to enhance its oversight responsibility and where 1 200 members of community and stakeholders were invited to ensure the facilitation of public involvement in legislative processes as the institution intensifies its oversight role over government and municipalities.

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