Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni
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3 Aug 2020
10:59 am

ANC councillors gun for MEC Masuku’s wife, Loyiso, over ‘nepotism, graft’

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni

Loyiso Masuku has been named as an alleged accomplice in the awarding of a PPE contract.

Former Gauteng health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku. Picture: Twitter / @GautengProvince

A faction of ANC councilors in Johannesburg is behind a fierce campaign to have Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku’s wife Loyiso Masuku removed from the council, citing a slew of nepotism and corruption allegations, according to sources. This as the official opposition was calling for an investigation into several appointments in the city believed to have been irregular. Loyiso, a member of the mayoral committee in Joburg, has recently been named as an alleged accomplice in the alleged awarding of a PPE (personal protective equipment) tender involving presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko and her husband King Madzikane ll Thandisizwe Diko. But...