UPDATE: Clean-up plan has commenced at Bank Road Cemetery

This is the road leading to the Bank Road Cemetery, the poor conditions surrounding it are said to be rectified.

 

Last week a concerned resident expressed his fury over the worsening conditions at the Bank Road Cemetery.

READ THE STORY HERE: Fury over worsening conditions on cemetery road

In response to the concerns the Inkosi Langalibalele Local Municipality’s Communication Officer, Zodwa Ngubeni said: “The issue of Bank Road Cemetery is included on the assessment report that we have done for all municipal cemeteries to identify its functional challenges and to come up with a plan to rectify it.”

The assessment report entails a plan, which will rectify issues such as vandalism, cutting of grass, cleaning of cemetery sites, access roads, etc.

The resident made mention of the huge potholes on the uneven gravel road, long grass as well as the dumped domestic waste and building rubble.

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According to Ms Ngubeni, this plan has already commenced even though there is still a challenge with regards to lack of resources.

 

ALSO READ: Elderly woman robbed at cemetery

Many who have their loved ones buried at the Bank Road Cemetery will look forward to the conditions improving.

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