New Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa talks tough

- | 6 months ago

New Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa came into office with a list of promises, including slashing the irregular GladAfrica contract and ensuring accountability, as priorities.

The multimillion-rand deal tarnished the image of Mokgalapa’s predecessor Solly Msimanga, who failed to suspend city manager Moeketsi Mosola for signing off on the illegal contract. Mokgalapa, however, is to meet with Mosola today to take forward recommendations made by the auditor-general last month after it was found that R317 million was irregularly paid to the project management company.

He said: “I will go forward with the auditor-general’s recommendations and look at all other legal avenues of possibly extracting the city from the contract… “This matter will be dealt with in a matter of a week.

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