Nehawu calls for Willie Hofmeyr’s removal

2011-09-07 12:38

President Jacob Zuma should remove Willie Hofmeyr as head of the Special Investigating Unit, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has said.

“We are not trying to tarnish Hofmeyr’s name, and we are not questioning his credibility, but there is a breakdown in relations between Hofmeyr and union members,” Nehawu general secretary Fikile Majola told reporters in Johannesburg.

Majola said the union was dissatisfied with the lack of transformation at the investigating unit.

The union said the call for Hofmeyr’s removal was not influenced by outside forces.

“We are not that naive,” he said.

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