Leribe, Mar. 08 (LENA) — With Moshoeshoe’s walk attracting domestic and international tourists the gravel road to Menkhoaneng is more of a concern as is in bad condition.
This has been highlighted by the chairperson of Menkhoaneng community council and Chief of Menkhoaneng ‘Masempe Selebalo in an interview with the agency.
She said it is embarrassing that the road is in such bad condition yet it hosts so many tourists.
Chief Selebdalo elaborated that Menkhoaneng as a starting point for the walk it has to have well leveled road to allow all kind of vehicles to have access.
” They now have to travel on bad road causing an aching body,” she stated.
She highlighted that Menkhoaneng is the well known birth place to the late King Moshoeshoe I, the founder of Basotho nation and it has to be cared for.
Selebalo said about ten villages are affected by the road, namely Keramele, Khalamajoe, Lentsoaneng, Lits’iphong, Ha Peete, Menkhoaneng, Ha Sekolotsa, Betha Betha, Ha Khanare and Mokoatle.
Apart from the road Chieftainess Selebalo said during they also need pit latrines, saying the tourists get all over the place to ease themselves before the walk commences.
“Only two toilets will do, for men and women,” she stated.
Menkhoaneng is found on the right side to Ts’ehlanyane park.