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2022/06/06      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel P Makau   |   Province:  North West

Setlagole Police Station in partnership with the local Community Police Forum (CPF), Ratlou Farm Watch, Departments of Education, Community Safety and Transport Management, Health and Botshelo Jwa Rona Victim Support held the Child Protection Week activity at Ikopanyeng Secondary School in Setlagole.

The activity began with school Principal, Mrs Phefo welcoming all stakeholders who addressed learners on different issues which are rife at the school and they included bullying, drug and substance abuse, theft and teenage pregnancy.

  Mr Methe from Department of Health shared the information with the learners about teenage pregnancy. He encouraged the learners to abstain from sexual activities to avert unplanned and tender age pregnancies. He further urged the learners to focus on their studies in order to be successful and best future leaders. To conclude his presentation, Mr Methe encouraged the learners to utilise the local health facilities.

A representative from the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Mrs Dimakatso Seameco addressed the learners on the danger of drugs and substance abuse.

Services offered at the Botshelo Jwa Rona Victim Support Centre were clearly elaborated to the learners by the Centre Manager, Mr Kaunyonga who also urged the learners to use such services.

In his remarks, Setlagole CPF member, Mr Oliphant informed the pupils of the duties of the Community Police Forum.

In conclusion, the Station Commander of Setlagole SAPS, Lieutenant Colonel Ramalope issued a stern warning to the learners that bringing drugs to the school would land them into trouble with the law.  He further thanked the stakeholders for working together with the South African Police Service and wished all Grade 12 class of 2022, Good Luck in the examinations at the end of the year.


Setlagole police visiting Ikopanyeng Secondary School in Setlagole.