Alex Japho Matlala
3 minute read
7 Apr 2020
2:28 pm

Limpopo mayor accused of using virus programmes to campaign for re-election

Alex Japho Matlala

The DA have accused Sekhukhune mayor Stan Ramaila of using government programmes to campaign for re-election, but Ramaila has denied it, saying they 'can go to the nearest hell'.

Sekhukhune Mayor Stan Ramaila. Picture: Twitter

A Limpopo district municipality’s executive mayor is accused of using government programmes designed to fight against the spread of the coronavirus to garner support for his election in the upcoming ANC regional elective conference. Mayor Stan Ramaila, who is current ANC Sekhukhune regional chairperson, is accused by the DA of seizing an opportunity during the during a Covid-19 awareness campaign held in Mable Hall near Groblersdal in the Sekhukhune last week Friday to sell the name of his party. He is current executive mayor for the Sekhukhune district municipality, with four other local municipalities reporting to him. About four mayors,...