Alex Japho Matlala
3 minute read
30 Jan 2020
6:40 am

DA fumes over clerk getting corporate services acting director job

Alex Japho Matlala

'Our residents... have dreamed of a municipality that would avoid the so-called cadre deployment that keeps ravaging our society,' the DA's Lethabile Kgwedi said.

Sekhukhune district municipality. Picture: Facebook

The appointment of a revenue clerk as acting corporate services director for the Fetakgomo/ Tubatse municipality in Sekhukhune in Limpopo has raised eyebrows, after allegations emerged that the candidate does not have the relevant qualifications, required skills or experience for the plum job. The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the municipality challenged the appointment and wrote to the acting municipal manager David Mashoeu to reverse the appointment. The party claimed yesterday that not only did the new director, Virginia Maphutha, have no relevant qualifications, but the appointment also didn’t have the blessing of the council. The party said the appointment of...