Alex Japho Matlala
2 minute read
3 Feb 2020
6:00 am

Millions missing again in Sekhukhune district municipality

Alex Japho Matlala

In 2019, the municipality discovered about R12 million was missing from the municipal purse.

Sekhukhune Mayor Stan Ramaila. Picture: Twitter

Sekhukhune district municipality in Limpopo is in the midst of yet another controversy, with the cash-strapped institution seemingly being turned into a cash cow for shady officials – but this time they have managed to recover the money. The embattled municipality last week announced that officials have yet again transferred millions into a wrong account, after two similar incidents were recently disclosed. In August, a total of R2.2 million was wrongly paid into the account of a service provider on contract with the municipality. “We can confirm that there has been an irregular payment to the service provider,” mayor Stanley...