ANC to have final say on former Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku

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Former Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku. Picture: Palesa Dlamini/City Press
Former Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku. Picture: Palesa Dlamini/City Press


Former Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku will know this weekend whether the ANC’s provincial executive committee (PEC) endorses his removal from his post.

Last month, the PEC sent back a report of the provincial integrity commission, thereby deferring any decision on Masuku’s future following an investigation into his involvement in the Gauteng personal protective equipment tender scandals. Since then, a Special Investigating Unit (SIU) investigation commissioned by government has implicated him in the saga, leading to Gauteng Premier David Makhura firing him as MEC.

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