Johannesburg - Gauteng MEC for Community Safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has called on police and communities to prioritise the safety of children in Gauteng schools.
Her call follows her visit on Thursday to Emanzini Primary School in Sebokeng. The visit was part of the provincial government school readiness programme for this year.
She held a meeting with the school management and other stakeholders. The MEC also assessed the state of readiness in relation to learner support material, admissions as well as educator's attendance.
Nkosi-Malobane later addressed the learners, educators and stakeholders present on the importance of staying safe within the schooling precinct.
The MEC said she was pleased with the performance of the school during the past year.