The Health Department has affirmed that Director General Sandile Buthelezi has been put on preparatory suspension. The suspension comes after Buthelezi was involved in the R150 million rand Digital Vibes contract embarrassment.
As per the division, Buthelezi will currently need to work to demonstrate his innocence with the Special Investigating Unit.
Buthelezi took on the DG work in June last year, when the Digital Vibes contract had been closed down. The issue for Buthelezi comes however, with the way that he was the bookkeeping official, at the time the agreement was supported.
Also, as indicated by the office, it is absolutely impossible that the Digita Vibes agreement might have been effectively closed down, without Buthelezi's endorsement.
"The Ministry of Health affirms that Director General: Health, Dr Sandile Buthelezi, has been put on preparatory suspension until he shows up before a disciplinary hearing with respect to his job in Digital Vibes adventure. Dr Nicholas Crisp, Deputy Director General answerable for National Health Insurance, will keep on acting until the consultation cycle has been closed."
The information on Crisp's new job initially broke last month, as questions went unanswered over Buthelezi's future.
Regardless of initial coming into acclaim for his underlying treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic, Former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize was subsequently made to stroll to board.
Mkhize left Ramaphosa's bureau only hours before last month's reshuffle.
Computerized Vibes was controlled by two of Mkhize's previous close partners, and was found to have cheated the division by millions. defilement
The organization was first welcomed on to give correspondence mastery on the National Health Insurance, however immediately continued on to COVID-19 informing.
The SIU observed the agreement to be exceptionally unpredictable. It's likewise claimed the Mkhize family benefitted liberally.
Mkhize and his child Dedani, reject that they took millions in dodgy installments.
The SIU has gone to the Special Tribunal, to recover, a portion of the large numbers paid over to Digital Vibes.
Mkhize has pledged to take the SIU's report on audit in court. Will Sandile Buthelezi currently do likewise?
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