STATEMENT ISSUED BY MALIZOLE DIKO
UDM NATIONAL SPOKESPERSON
UDM wish to express its sincere condolences to the bereaved
families who lost their relatives and loved ones in yesterday’s
accident in Kei, Eastern Cape.
clearly shows that measures put by the Ministry of Transport are
not taken seriously, as accident are occurring more often as it is
recently the case.
call on the Minister of Transport, Dullah Omar to legislate very
harsh punishment to these transport companies who seem to allow
negligent drivers to transport people. This is totally
also urge road users to be cautious, and respect human life. This
country cannot afford this kind of road carnage caused by
in the South Africa, and especially in the Eastern Cape, are not
fit to drive on. We therefore call upon the Department of
Transport to upgrade roads; as this will minimise road accidents.
also appeal to the Minister, to apply stricter rules in terms of
road usage, not only to companies but also to private (ordinary)
27 September 1999