Alex Matlala
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19 Sep 2019
6:25 am

Sekhukhune suspends municipal manager Maseko

Alex Matlala

Norah Maseko allegedly irregularly awarded several lucrative municipal tenders without following supply-chain management policies.

Former Sekhukhune district municipality Municipal Manager Norah Maseko.

Sekhukhune district municipality in Limpopo suspended municipal manager Norah Maseko during a special council sitting on Tuesday. This followed allegations that Maseko irregularly awarded several lucrative municipal tenders without following supply-chain management policies. Internal sources said Maseko has been accused of awarding sanitation projects worth millions of rands to service providers in questionable circumstances. She has also been accused of procuring diesel generators for the municipality in contravention of supply-chain management policies. The sanitation projects amount to R213 million, while the diesel generators cost R66.7 million. Both expenditures were questioned by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu. Municipality spokesperson Willy Mosoma has confirmed...