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ANC counselor caught selling funeral sanitizers

Source: News24Authorities in the North West are examining accusations that a councillor of the Moses Kotane Local Municipality has actually been offering sanitizers suggested to help citizens throughout funeral services.

Sanitising hands frequently has actually been promoted as one of the methods to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus that triggers breathing illnesses such as COVID-19.

The ANC has actually currently suspended the subscription of the unnamed councillor connected to a constituency in Ledig outside Rustenburg.

Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs MEC, Mothibedi Kegakilwe, stated his department is waiting for an investigative report on the matter.

"Investigations are continuous. We are waiting on a report, and we understand the celebration that has actually sent out that councillor has actually currently suspended the councillor. We are going to deal with that. We will then follow the federal government's treatment in regards to the Municipal Structures Act, which empowers the MEC to examine and to take essential action if there is misbehaviour on the side of the councillor, "stated Kegakilwe.

On the other hand, acting provincial secretary of the ANC Women's League in the North West, Bitsa Lenkopane, stated ANC councillors that are discovered to be breaching lockdown policies should deal with harsher sanctions.

"We will continue to raise these matters till something is done at the level of the towns, in a manner that carries out the contents of schedule 1 of the councillor's standard procedure in the systems act.

"Therefore we will continue to raise this matter till it is to the acceptable level of everyone. Not just as a method to penalize the councillor, but also as a method to reveal to society what it suggests to comply with the law and what it indicates if one contravenes the law and can be brought to book, "Lenkopane stated.

The ANC has actually currently suspended the subscriptions of 2 of its members in the North West, both for breaching lockdown policies.

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