Alex Matlala
3 minute read
21 Feb 2020
6:18 am

Nehawu threatens Mathabatha after communications director allegedly locked out of office

Alex Matlala

The union was planning to mobilise progressive forces and other organs of civil society to put pressure on the premier to accede to its demands if he continued to disregard his oath of office.

Limpopo premier Stanley Mathabatha. Photo: Gallo Images

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) in Limpopo has warned that Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha might soon find himself on the streets, if the rocky relationship he currently has with the union is anything to go by. The call by the union comes after allegations that this week Mathabatha instructed security personnel to prevent Phuti Seloba, who is chief director of communications in the Limpopo provincial government, from entering his office. Seloba has been on suspension since 6 November, 2018. He was back to work on Monday after the General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council lifted his...