Treatment Action Campaign and Corruption Watch want Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa out
Hundreds of Treatment Action Campaign members have gathered for a march to the Gauteng Legislature in protest against the recent election of Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa to the ANC Provincial Executive Committee.
Mahlangu and Hlongwa are the former Gauteng Health MEC's who were at the helm when more than 140 mental health patients died in the life Esidimeni tragedy.
Former Gauteng MEC for Health Brian Hlongwa and 10 private sector companies have been implicated in corruption worth R1.2 billion in the Gauteng Department of Health between January 2006 and May 2010.
National Charperson of TAC, Sibongile Tshabalala said: "We are here as TAC and Corruption Watch. We want Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu to be removed from ANC PEC. As public health users, it is not fair that corrupt officials are recycled."
Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.