MEC in push for suspension of top official

Defiant mayor vows he won’t suspend under-fire Ingquza municipal boss

Co-operative governance and traditional affairs MEC Fikile Xasa has told Ingquza Hill mayor Pat Mdingi to advise council to suspend municipal manager Mluleki Fihlani for alleged maladministration. However, a defiant Mdingi, who confirmed receiving the letter from Xasa two weeks ago, said he would advise council against it, saying there were no valid reasons for Xasa to make such a recommendation.

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