ANC in Gauteng sends mayors to integrity commission to address VBS scandal

ANC in Gauteng sends mayors to integrity commission to address VBS scandal

The African National Congress party in Gauteng has decided to send mayors from two municipalities in West Rand to appear before the provincial integrity commission in relation to the VBS looting scandal.

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The ANC announced at a media briefing yesterday that they will be sending mayors to answer for allegations implicating them in the VBS looting scandal.

This follows the revelation that the West Rand Municipality had invested R81 million and the Merafong Municipality had invested R50 million in VBS Mutual Bank.

"The ANC views this plunder in a very serious light," said the Jacob Khawe, the ANC's provincial secretary.

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This news follows similar events in the Limpopo and North West provinces where action had been taken against those found to be involved in the widespread looting of the now defunct bank.

David Makhura had revealed that leadership was taking proactive action in the matter by willingly subjecting themselves to the investigation in order to clear the air surrounding the matter.

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"They owe an explanation to the integrity commission. The ethical and integrity line is where they are concerned," said Makhura.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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