SABC News Western Cape

2018-12-16 09:32:26 -


1 month ago

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will seek a legal opinion on the validity of the contract of Overst...

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will seek a legal opinion on the validity of the contract of Overstrand Municipal Manager, Coenie Groenewald, following a lengthy meeting with the leaders of Zwelihle and Overstrand Unite in Hermanus. Last week Friday, a large crowd representing the various communities, marched to the Civic Centre, demanding among others, the resignation of the municipal manager


for alleged corruption. Saturday's meeting came up with a comprehensive plan to address their list of 22 demands and grievances. Constituency Head of the Overstrand Municipality, Mazisole Mnqasela explains."The Premier, myself and the Mayor will visit Zwelihle and Mount Pleasant and look at the examples because there's been widespread allegations of corruption in the housing allocation. The Premier will seek a legal opinion on the validity of the contract of the municipal manager that he is corrupt and he did this and that. The Premier said bring that forward and when we get that we will look at the specifics." (pic: Zwelihle Renewal)