Eastern Cape EFF opens corruption case against Premier Oscar Mabuyane, Babalo Madikizela

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Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane.
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane.
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A criminal case has been opened against Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane, who is also the chairperson of the ANC in the Eastern Cape, and Public Works MEC Babalo Madikizela in connection with funds that were meant for the memorial service of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

The case, which EFF chairperson in the Eastern Cape Yazini Tetyana opened, stems from a report by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in which she found the two politicians benefitted from about R1.1 million which was meant for the memorial service.

The provincial Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture paid the money to the Mbizana Local Municipality to help transport the public to the event.

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