Public Protector's office probes allegations that North West municipality gave top jobs to friends, family, unqualified people

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Jan Gerber, News24

The office of the Public Protector is investigating claims that officials in the Ditsobotla Local Municipality in the North West were given top jobs without the necessary skills, qualifications, or expertise.  

Some high ranking officials at the municipality apparently only have Grade 11s and matric and other claims are that jobs were being dished to family members.

Ditsobotla is the same municipality where Clover had to shut down its operation due to lack of basic services and move its plant to KwaZulu-Natal.

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