Tshwane mayor's claims he doesn't know about mystery R1bn tender report a 'blue lie'- ANC


- news24.com | 3 months ago

The ANC in Greater Tshwane says it is in possession of a signed and stamped Council report, dated August 2018, relating to a visit by officials to Huawei headquarters in China during September 2018 to see "Smart City" sites.

This as the party disputes Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa’s denial of being involved in awarding tenders. The Sunday Times reported that Mokgalapa had allegedly flouted the rules of the DA by not reporting a Huawei-sponsered trip to China, as the City issued an "R1 billion 'smart city' tender".

News24 reported earlier that the mayor, in a statement, said: "My responsibilities are many, but none of them extends to the City’s tender specification process," Mokgalapa said in a statement following the publication of the story.

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