Alex Japho Matlala
2 minute read
25 Nov 2020
5:15 am

Limpopo premier should ‘take special leave to allow graft probe’

Alex Japho Matlala

The plea comes after Nehawu in Limpopo laid charges of corruption against premier Stan Mathabatha last Wednesday.

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Sandile Ndlovu

Calls are mounting for Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha to take special leave in order to allow investigations into allegations of corruption against him to run without any interference. The plea comes after the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) in Limpopo laid charges of corruption against him last Wednesday. “We can confirm that there is an inquiry of allegations of corruption laid against the office of the premier of Limpopo Mr Stan Mathabatha by Nehawu Limpopo,” Hawks national spokeswoman Colonel Katlego Mogale said on Tuesday. Nehawu alleged Mathabatha was an accessory to crime because he failed to take...