Ga-Makofane- The MEC for Limpopo’s department of education Mr Ishmael Kgetjepe said his government spent over 1.2 billion rands in upgrading schools in the province. Kgetjepe was speaking during the official handover of 17 classrooms at the revamped Sogane Secondary School on July 29.
“The government is prioritising education; we are trying hard to ensure that the schools in the villages look like the ones in towns.
The classrooms we built at Sogane cost 3.5 million, this is a clear indication that we want to improve education in Sekhukhune,” he said
He revealed that the department has renovated Sogane to provide a favourable environment for both learners and teachers. “Jobs opportunities were created for people of Tubatse in building this state of the art school.
Sogane choir entertaining the guests
The local chief, Kgoshi Sebotha Makofane thanked the department for building the school. He said the school staff and his community will work hard in ensuring the learner’s pass rate improves for the better.
Sogane is one of the biggest schools in the Mabulane circuit.
The school is situated between Mabocha, Makofane and Maphoko villages. It boasts thousands of school pupils and has produced professionals ranging from doctors, lawyers and architects.
On the day, Kgetjepe also handed over classrooms at Malokela’s Mmutlane Primary School.