This morning, the KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC, Sipho Hlomuka met with Amakhosi, residents, business and civil society organisations in the eMadlangeni Local Municipality to inform them of the decision taken by the provincial government to place their municipality under administration.
On Thursday, 3 September, MEC Hlomuka met with the Council of the Municipality to inform them of the decision taken by the government to place the municipality under Administration. In the meeting MEC Hlomuka announced Mr Velaphi Kubheka.
In his meeting with community members Hlomuka assured them that the provincial government was doing the best it can to get their municipality back onto its feet. “The Administrator that we have appointed will be working closely with our officials to ensure that adequate support is provided to the municipality. The administrator will also investigate any allegation of corruption and ensure that people are held accountable” said Hlomuka.