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Some ANC members in Sekhukhune District obtain interdict against appointment of new mayor – SABC News

A gaggle of African National Congress (ANC) members in the Sekhukhune District have obtained an pressing High Court interdict in Polokwane in Limpopo to cease the appointment of the manager mayor.

The applicant, Isaiah Mahlangu, and 4 others need the ANC to cease the appointment of former mayor Stan Ramaila, arguing that he was not on the checklist of the mayoral candidates.

The most popular nominees had been Julia Mathebe, Maleke Mokganyetsi and David Chego.

In an pressing courtroom interdict, a gaggle of ANC members need the appointment of Ramaila to be reversed.

They argue that the rights of these democratically elected are threatened.

They additionally say that the appointment of Ramaila could have an effect on the organisation and that it makes the manager committees above the regulation.

It is just not clear if the Sekhukhune District Municipality council sitting will go forward as deliberate.

The ANC and the district municipality are but to remark.

Corruption allegations 

The Sekhukhune District Municipality has been tormented by corruption allegations.

In a provide chain scandal in July lasy year, a number of of its workers got here beneath investigation after eight corporations had been irregularly awarded contacts price R26 million.

According to an inside memo that was in the possession of the SABC, the service suppliers got appointment letters for COVID-19 associated water and sanitation initiatives.

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