For immediate Release
12 February 2020
EASTERN CAPE LIQUOR BOARD TO HAND OVER CCTV CAMERAS TO QONGCE HIGH SCHOOL (KWT) IN AN ENDEAVOUR TO REDUCE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AMONG LEARNERS.
Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) has received complaints relating to learners from Qonce High School who jump fence to go to the nearest taverns. In order to intervene in this problem, ECLB installed CCTV cameras to assist the school monitor the movement of learners within and around the school. This is a significant measure to curb underage drinking and ensure that liquor outlets nearby the school who allow learners into their establishment are closely monitored.
The ECLB in partnership with its sponsoring organisation will hand over the CCTV cameras to the Department of Education. The ECLB CEO, Mr K.C. Maneli has extended invitation to the liquor traders Association, Members of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development and the Superintendent-General for the Department of Education to grace the occasion.
Media is, therefore, cordially invited to join ECLB in its bid to keep our school free from Alcohol and Crime.
The details of the event are as follows:
Venue: Qonce High School, King Williams Town
Date: 14 February 2020
For further enquiries you can contact ECLB Spokesperson Mgwebi Msiya on 0605016418 0r Contact Senior Communication Officer, Pumlani Fani on 0605546950.