Alex Japho Matlala
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14 Oct 2019
7:00 am

Limpopo municipal manager faces R120m probe after getting Range Rover

Alex Japho Matlala

The DA says allegations are rife that the car was a ‘thank you gift’ from the management of VBS and its shareholders.

A closed VBS Mutual Bank branch, 9 July 2018. Picture: Facebook

Parliament’s portfolio committee is probing allegations that the municipal manager for Collins Chabane municipality in Limpopo forced junior officials to transport VBS Mutual Bank investment forms about 200km, from Malamulele to Limpopo Mediclinic in Polokwane, where she signed off an investment of R120 million without following proper investment regulations. Three days later, soon after she was discharged from hospital, Tsakani Charlotte Ngobeni was allegedly seen driving a new Range Rover SUV. A Democratic Alliance source for Collins Chabane said yesterday: “Allegations are rife that the money was a ‘thank you gift’ from the management of VBS and its shareholders.” On...