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Reaction Limpopo Premier to calls for his office to fire Education MEC after pass rate decreased

When the Minster of Education Mrs Angie Motshekga announced the 2021 Matric results , it emerged that Limpopo province achieved the lowest pass rate in comparison to the rest of the South African province . Following the 1.5% decline , there have been reported growing calls for the MEC Polly Boshielo to be fired . Some political parties and the Congress of South African Students are blaming the Education MEC for the 66.7% pass rate .The office of the Premier in Limpopo through the spokesperson was asked to react to the calls to fire the MEC .

He was asked if the office had received the calls for the dismissal of the Premier .In response he said that there was no communication that was made to the office of the Premier regarding calls to dismiss the Education MEC . The office of the Premier went on and said that even though there was no communication , the office of the Premier was aware of the public outcry over the 2021 Matric pass rate .It was made known that the office was aware of the complaints by the EFF Student Command , the SGB Forum of Limpopo and the complaints by COSAS .It was revealed by the office of the Premier that it was not happy with the 66.7 % .

Even though the Premier is reportedly not happy ,it was revealed that he would not venture into any emotional decisions .The Premier has reportedly called for what is called sensitive analysis. In this type of analysis , he should be able to determine what went wrong , who was to blame , and the way forward .There is also set to be an Indaba that will look into all the issues affecting the province .The Indaba will be held to come up will all the answers to the concerns that are ongoing .


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Angie Motshekga COSAS Limpopo MEC Polly Boshielo


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