Ekurhuleni suspends senior official over ‘dubious tenders’

Ekurhuleni suspends senior official over ‘dubious tenders’

Pauline Ngakane. Picture: Springs Advertiser

SACP activist Ndzipo Kalipa lodged an official complaint with the Council for Social Service Professions for ‘unethical and corrupt behaviour, involving fraudulent tenders’.

Pressure from ANC and South African Communist Party (SACP) leaders is believed to be behind yesterday’s announcement by the City of Ekurhuleni to suspend senior official and social worker Pauline Ngakane, who has been linked to a string of dubious tenders amounting to millions of rands. Ngakane is said to have enjoyed the support of political bigwigs within the metro and awarded, among others, a multimillion-rand tender for the appointment of “accredited training service providers” to train early childhood development practitioners from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2019. According to SACP activist Ndzipo Kalipa, who blew the lid on...




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