Eskom will ensure respect is given to ancestors buried at Medupi

Eskom says it will continue to work with communities & the families of those laid to rest at the site.

The Medupi Power Station. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says it will continue to work with communities and the families of those laid to rest at the site where the Medupi Power Station is being constructed, to ensure respect is given to the ancestors.

Yesterday, Eskom, The Department of Public Enterprises and families of the deceased attended a cleansing ceremony in Limpopo.

A plaque was unveiled, bearing the names of those whose graves may have been moved from the Medupi Power Station site.

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe says, "The families, whenever they feel like coming to the site for rituals that they want to perform, they will be allowed. They just need to alert us as to when they'll be coming."