Roads officials suspended

THE North West public works department suspended its head of department and chief financial officer yesterday after allegations that they were involved in a multi-million rand road tender scandal, a spokesperson said.

THE North West public works department suspended its head of department and chief financial officer yesterday after allegations that they were involved in a multi-million rand road tender scandal, a spokesperson said.

HoD Nic van Staden and CFO Kwekwu Odami-Takyi were suspended with immediate effect, Matshube Mfoloe said. This comes after a two-month investigation by auditors.

"The directorate used up its budget of R525million in three months," Mfoloe said. - Sapa

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