Probe to find missing funds

KWAZULU-NATAL MEC for local government and traditional affairs Willies Mchunu yesterday confirmed that he would probe allegations of missing funds in the AbaQulusi municipality in Vryheid.

KWAZULU-NATAL MEC for local government and traditional affairs Willies Mchunu yesterday confirmed that he would probe allegations of missing funds in the AbaQulusi municipality in Vryheid.

This follows a request by concerned ratepayers, including the SACP, over unaccounted for funds estimated at more than R307980 that went missing from the municipal coffers.

Municipal manager Johnson Mathenjwa acknowledged the loss, saying after uncovering the problem the municipality suspended the manager responsible. - Canaan Mdletshe

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