Editorial
1 minute read
2 Jun 2021
7:32 am

Revise government vehicle policy

Editorial

Any such car is provided to assist a minister or MEC in working for the country’s citizens and not having a hedonistic blast at our expense.

Torun, Poland - February 16, 2019. The view of the front, left wheel with aluminum rim, the Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ produced in 2002 with a diesel engine with an automatic transmission. Car in graphite color, standing on a paving stone. Picture: iStock

Another ANC leader ripping off the taxpayer – and another of her comrades leaping in to defend her and say there is nothing wrong with her behaviour. This time it’s North West MEC of Agriculture and Rural Development Desbo Mohono claiming more than R1 million in travel expenses for the year 2019/2020. That’s around what an MP in the National Assembly earns a year. Premier Job Mokgoro said in a written reply in the provincial legislature that Mohono had used her private vehicle – a high-performance Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 – for official duties. ALSO READ: Nothing wrong with MEC’s...