N West premier recall rumours unfounded

2013-07-16 12:49
Thandi Modise (Picture: Beeld)

Thandi Modise (Picture: Beeld)

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Johannesburg - Rumours that North West premier Thandi Modise will be recalled from her position are without basis, her office said on Tuesday.

"The rumours are completely unfounded and can only be entertained by those who want to divert the premier’s attention from focusing on faster delivery and intensifying the fight against corruption and maladministration," spokesperson Lesiba Kgwele said in a statement.

On Monday, Business Day Live reported that there was speculation that President Jacob Zuma could recall Modise and Eastern Cape premier Noxolo Kiviet, in the wake of his Cabinet reshuffle last week.

Kgwele said a syndicate was trying to discredit Modise to divert attention from its corrupt activities.

"But the premier is not deterred by the rumour, as her record of turning around the situation and bringing about an efficient and transparent government speaks for itself."

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