Govan Mbeki Municipality under fire for three-day strategic planning meeting at Badplaas

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- ridgetimes.co.za | 7 months ago

HIGHVELD – The Govan Mbeki Municipality is under fire for their three-day strategic planning meeting held at a Badplaas resort last week.

Various organisations, including Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) and the Democratic Alliance (DA), have slammed the municipality for this and said the money should rather have been used for service delivery issues. It is alleged that the municipality forked out more than R250 000 to pay for more than 50 workers and the mayoral committee to attend the meeting.

Outa called on the Mpumalanga provincial legislature to place the municipality under administration.

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