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Officials fired for fraud

By Sapa | Nov 30, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 17 ]

THREE senior North West officials have been fired over tender irregularities and fraud, the province said

Two of the officials were found guilty through disciplinary processes, spokesman Lesiba Kgwele said.

The two were former acting head of the North West public works department, who was also the substantive chief director for roads, and the chief financial officer.

"Both officials were on suspension for irregularities related to the awarding of the Koster-Lichtenburg road construction tender," Kgwele said.

Kgwele said sports MEC Tebogo Modise had also fired an assistant director in her department. He was found to have defrauded the Rustenburg Cultural Centre of reservation booking funds.

He also said the provincial executive council meeting had resolved to recoup the misappropriated funds.

COMMENTS [ 17 ]

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What about the politicians themselves. Did they fire them cos they didn't get a share.

Nov 30, 2012 7:39 | 0 replies

Why fire them they should continue working(without pay) and pay all the money defraded

Nov 30, 2012 11:52 | 0 replies

"Both officials were on suspension for irregularities related to the awarding of the Koster-Lichtenburg road construction tender"
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But how can you hire a person who was suspended for previous irregular activities, person who hired them must be fired as well

Nov 30, 2012 11:20 | 0 replies

Ja huh! …corruption brings in misfortune…what is the next step regardless of of being fired?…mnxm.

Nov 30, 2012 10:57 | 0 replies

That is why they are shooting each other, ditlaela tsena

Nov 30, 2012 10:33 | 0 replies

I wonder who are they, shame Charles Raseala is gone but the former MEC for NWP Education, Rev Tselapedi and former departmental HOD, Mathanzima Mweli are still out there. Sometimes, our justice system su.cks huurrreee.e

Nov 30, 2012 10:31 | 0 replies

I applaud the leadership that made these decisions; it does not happen everyday that senior officials in government are fired!!! Well done

Nov 30, 2012 9:17 | 0 replies

Thats good move, let others follow they are not alone.

Nov 30, 2012 8:27 | 0 replies

How long have they been milking it...probably years only now you fire them.Oh well.I agree it should not end there how bout some criminal charges.

Nov 30, 2012 8:18 | 0 replies

This road is a nightmare.

Nov 30, 2012 8:15 | 0 replies

Lets them fight and we will take over the government as DA. anc is doing nothing to our country. Viva DA viva

Nov 30, 2012 8:9 | 0 replies