By Bahle Gama
His Majesty King Mswati III through the Ministry of Home Affairs has provided over 140 trucks and 45 buses for emaSwati to travel to Sibaya on Monday. The Chief Celebrations Officer James Vilakati announced the Home Affairs offices on Thursday afternoon.
He stated that the trucks would be available to pick up emaSwati from their respective constituencies in all the country’s regions. The trucks will drop emaSwati at pick-up points where they will be ferried by buses at 6 a.m. to Ludzidzini Royal Residence on Monday.
“In the event, the buses allocated in the respective regions and constituencies are filled up, the trucks will continue to ferry emaSwati all the way to Ludzidzini to ensure that every liSwati makes it to Sibaya,” Vilakati said. In the Hhohho region, eight pick-up points have been availed for the respective constituencies.
These are Ntjonjeni, Buhleni, Piggs Peak, Dvokolwako, Motshane, Mangwaneni, Mbuluzi and Hhukwini. In the Shiselweni region pick-up points will be at Gege, Mbangweni, Hluthi, Matsanjeni, Sandleni, Mtsambama, Nkwene and Moti.
In Manzini region buses will ferry emaswati from Cana, LaMgabhi, Ntontozi, Nhlambeni, Mbekelweni, Mkhiweni and Mavuso Trade Center.
At Lubombo, emaSwati will be picked from Lomahasha, Tshaneni, Malindza, Siteki Park, and Mambane. Mpolonjeni, Lonhlupheko, Nsoko/U-Tech and Siphofaneni.