By Angie Nkuna
Phalaborwa- The Management of Phalaborwa SAPS and the members of the station led by the station commander Colonel Patricia Rakhadani warmly welcomed three newly promoted officers.
Amongst the promoted officers is- Lieutenant colonel Musa Agnes Shiviti who is now a commander of visible policing of Phalaborwa SAPS.
Prior to her promotion, she was a captain at Giyani cluster office responsible for crime prevention activities in Giyani Cluster.
“During her days at the cluster office she served with pride and always willing to sacrifice her time to give service to the community. She also served at Giyani SAPS, Ritavi SAPS, Haenertsburg SAPS and Giyani Public order policing. She is well known for her Zero tolerance approach in Curbing crimes.” says Phalaborwa SAPS spokesperson sergeant Elvis Mongwe.
Captain Setati K.D who will be joining the investigation unit of Phalaborwa SAPS. He was a warrant officer at Gravelotte SAPS attached to detective services.
“His journey in the SAPS speaks volume. He also served at Bushbuckridge SAPS, Tzaneen SAPS and Hoedspruit SAPS. His experience will add value in the investigation component of Phalaborwa.
“Captain Aletta Sophia Fourier will be heading the finance component. She was stationed at Namakgale SAPS where she was tasked with responsibility to handle all matters related to finances and administration. She also served at the national office of SAPS and Gravelotte SAPS.” added Mongwe.
The station commander of Phalaborwa SAPS during her welcoming remarks, congratulated the three officers and further encouraged them to continue carrying the mandate of the SAPS as embedded in section 205 of the constitution of the republic of south africa act 108 /1996.
She described their promotion as part of strengthening workforce in order to continue rendering services of a high standard in the community of Phalaborwa.
“Your skills and experiences must benefit Phalaborwa SAPS and the community at large”, concluded Colonel Rakhadani.