ANC hijacked mayoral soccer event to campaign, feast – opposition parties

- | 10 months ago

A cash-strapped Limpopo municipality has been accused of turning a mayoral soccer tournament into an ANC rally to garner support for the party ahead of the May 8 polls.

Mayor for the Greater Letaba Municipality, Peter Matlou, has also been accused by opposition parties of spending nearly R500,000 to buy food and booze to entertain ANC bigwigs at the event’s afterparty. Those who attended the jamboree after the mayoral cup event said guests were served steak, chicken and boerewors, washed down with expensive whiskies and vodka.

Less expensive drinks such as beer and ciders were served to journalists and musicians who were also present.

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