IFP accuses Newcastle’s acting MM of being an ‘ANC operative’

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Newcastle acting municipal manager Vish Govender.
Newcastle acting municipal manager Vish Govender.

The IFP leadership in the Newcastle Municipality is apparently gunning for the acting municipal manager (MM) Vish Govender after several officials aligned to the party were suspended.

According to IFP councillors, who spoke on condition they weren’t named, Govender was allegedly using his post to undermine the party’s leadership at the municipality.

“This is not your ordinary MM, he is an ANC operative doing everything in his power to destabalise the municipality and set up the IFP for failure.

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