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Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana. Picture: File
Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana. Picture: File

Cape Town – The leak of information to the public compromised the recruitment process to find a new chief executive for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) following the firing of Lucky Montana in 2015.

“The credibility of the recruitment process was compromised,” new Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi said in a written Parliamentary response on Thursday.

Maswanganyi was asked by the Democratic Alliance why the process, which started at the beginning of 2016, was stopped and how much it cost.

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