EFF expels councillor after R3m bribe claim rocks North West

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EFF flag. Picture: AFP
EFF flag. Picture: AFP

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A R3 million bribery scandal has led the EFF in North West’s JB Marks Local Municipality in Potchefstroom to expel one of its councillors and suspend another pending a disciplinary hearing.

In voice notes City Press has heard, it appears that the EFF councillors negotiated a payment of R5 million as a reward for voting in favour of the municipal budget.

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