Opposition parties slam ‘slap on the wrist’ for KZN Health MEC

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Nomagugu Simelane, Health MEC, declined to comment on her attending a ‘maskless’ party.
Nomagugu Simelane, Health MEC, declined to comment on her attending a ‘maskless’ party.

Opposition parties have slammed the “slap on the wrist” punishment that Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane received for her “maskless” birthday party.

KwaZulu-Natal’s Premier Sihle Zikalala announced on Saturday that Simelane would have 50% of her next pay docked and she would have to make a public apology for her actions. He said he had also given her a warning.

Simelane came under scrutiny after videos emerged of her dancing and partying with a group of people without wearing a mask.

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