EFF accuses Mpumalanga premier of dishonesty for failing to shut down controversial traffic cop training programme

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Mpumalanga premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane delivering the state of the province address. Photo by Bulelwa Ginindza Photo by
Mpumalanga premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane delivering the state of the province address. Photo by Bulelwa Ginindza Photo by

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There was a public outcry recently when it was revealed that the Mpumalanga department of community safety security and community liaison did not follow the procedures when 97 trainees were selected from 32 000 applicants from all over the province.

Department officials allegedly picked their relatives and people who did not qualify – some with no matric certificates and drivers’ licences – a large number of them from Ehlanzeni region.

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