- A team of ten people has been chosen for a team tasked with investigating provincial departments for maladministration and corruption
- A series of violent outbursts in the North West has placed the spotlight squarely on the provincial departments
- The team has been instructed to compile a detailed report on their findings
President Cyril Ramaphosa has tasked minister in the Presidency, Dlamini Zuma and a team of nine other officials with an investigation into provincial departments. The team will be looking for any instances of maladministration and corruption.
They are scheduled to meet in Mahikeng on Friday and have been told they need to report back on Wednesday next week. Violent protests in the North West Region have been calling for Supra Mahumapelo to step down.
Briefly.co.za featured an article called Ramaphosa issues ultimatum to Supra: Step down or be fired in which we reported that President Cyril Ramaphosa met with embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo on Thursday afternoon to ask Mahumapelo to step down voluntarily or face the embarrassment of being recalled by the ANC. This after the ANC’s national working committee (NWC) resolved on Wednesday night to recall Mahumapelo following weeks of violent protests in the North West province.
The task team is scheduled to report back next Wednesday with its findings as well as a way forward.
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