March against unfair tender awarding

2010-02-26 11:52

A group of Limpopo business people will march to the premier’s

office in Polokwane today against “unfair” tender awarding in the


Spokesperson for the group, Koti Mokwalakwala, told SABC News that

they had had enough of the provincial government awarding business contracts to

politically connected people.

“We do have information. If it comes to a push to take the

government on, we can. It is a matter of people saying that this is


This comes after recent reports on African National Congress Youth

League president Julius Malema’s assets and lifestyle.

Limpopo provincial government spokesperson Mogale Nchabeleng told

Sapa that the premier’s office received a letter yesterday notifying them about

the march.

“We don’t know these people but we received a letter notifying us

about their march at 12 midday today. It talks about unfair distribution of

tenders but we are waiting to hear from them,” he said.

Police spokesperson Supt Ronel Otto said police were on stand-by to

escort the Black Entrepreneurs Business Forum through the Polokwane CBD to the

premier’s office.

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