No place for corruption - minister

2013-08-15 22:04
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant (Picture: Beeld)

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant (Picture: Beeld)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - There is no place for corrupt officials in the labour department, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said on Thursday.

"As a department, we will ensure that our officials discharge their duties with utmost honesty," she said in a statement.

"If we believe there is reason to be suspicious, we will not hesitate to pass on the information to the law enforcement, so that they can do their investigations and let the law take its course."

She was responding to the arrests of two KwaZulu-Natal labour department officials in Durban earlier this week, following an investigation by the department's fraud risk management unit.

“While one does not want to prejudge the matter, this should serve as a warning to all departmental officials to do their work with honesty and integrity," Oliphant said.

Read more on:    mildred oliphant  |  durban  |  corruption

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Convicted cop killer 'sorry'

2016-09-29 05:44

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
15 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.