On the 1st of June 2019, the South African Municipal Sports and Recreation Association (SAMSRA) games took place at Dr. Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Municipality.
These SAMSRA games were aimed at encouraging municipal employees to practice a healthy lifestyle, Six municipalities were part of the event: Dr. Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Municipality, Mkhondo Local Municipality, Lekwa Municipality, Msukaligwa Municipality, Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality and Gert Sibande District.
The event was graced by the presence of the Honourable Speaker, Cllr Iris Mkhwanazi for Dr. Pixley Ka Isaka Seme. He opened the games with prayer and welcomed all participant who were present. The event commenced at 10:00 until 21:00. Mkhondo Municipality achieved a win in Tug-of-war and also won the pool competition. Well done!
In conclusion the SAMSRA Chairperson acknowledged the presence of the six municipalities who took part. He further encouraged other municipalities to also participate in such games in the future as it is a great opportunity for team building and a lot of fun.