Latest MECs in Limpopo are 'as bad as the last lot', say EFF and DA

- | 8 months ago

Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha might have strengthened his grip on power in Limpopo after appointing 10 members of his executive council yesterday, but opposition parties say he has replaced one lot of rotten MECs with another.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) was the first to fire a salvo. DA provincial chairperson Jacques Smalle said Mathabatha should be applauded for excluding former education MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe and public works MEC Mapula Mokaba-Phukwana.

Smalle accused Mokaba-Phukwane of awarding tenders to service providers with links to her and Kgetjepe of having “solicited bribes” from service providers.

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