Question NW2096 to the Minister of Basic Education

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29 June 2015 - NW2096

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Figg, Mr MJ to ask the Minister of Basic Education

With reference to the Schools Infrastructure Backlogs Grants, or Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative, (a) what progress has been made with the construction of the (i) Chief Henry Boklein Senior Secondary School and (ii) Bhekizulu Senior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape, (b) which contractor(s) are responsible for the project(s) and (c) what are their contact details?

Reply:

(a) Both construction contracts of Chief Boklein and Bhekizulu were terminated on 19 March 2015 due contractor’s non-performance.

  1. Progress at termination was 35% for Chief Henry Boklein Senior Secondary School
  2. Progress at termination for 26% for Bhekizulu Senior Secondary School

(b) The contractor which was appointed for both contracts was Leungo Construction

(c) The contractor’s contact details are Richard Farrar, kagi@leungoconstruction.co.za, 0722125467 or 073 609 1572

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