Alex Japho Matlala
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12 Nov 2019
6:25 am

Limpopo ANC probes extent of nepotism, cadre deployment

Alex Japho Matlala

In several cases certain critical positions in government had been filled by people without matric qualifications, Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha said.

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha. Picture: Gallo Images

The ANC in Limpopo is investigating allegations of nepotism in provincial departments, parastatals, district and local municipalities following allegations that several heads of departments, directors, mayors and section 56 and 57 managers were found to have appointed siblings and friends to critical government positions. The ANC said yesterday that some had no qualifications, skills or experience. Limpopo ANC provincial secretary Soviet Lekganyane said: “This has serious comebacks which negatively affect our economy [and] our province performed dismally in terms of audits last year. “All what the auditor-general (AG) said ... we do not have the right people in the right...