The ANC in Limpopo has come out to defend Premier Stan Mathabatha towards alliance Cosatu who known as for him to step down for not taking corruption with levity fingers.
Cosatu in Limpopo insisted on Mathabatha to resign as a result of they suppose he has did not struggle towards corruption and show management roles.
Nevertheless, ANC spokesperson – Donald Selamolela replied again yesterday to the calls from Cosatu and stated Mathabatha took delight within the confidence of the ANC in Limpopo to steer the organisation and authorities.
“The ANC takes robust exception on the characterisation of our provincial chairperson and premier and his capability to steer each the ANC within the province and the ANC authorities. It’s the view of the ANC on this province that comrade Chupu Mathabatha and his collective, each throughout the motion and authorities took over the reins of an ANC that was on the point of collapse, and a provincial authorities besmirched with administrative challenges,” he stated.
“The tide has turned previously 5 years, and there was nice pointers of stability in each authorities and the organisation.”
Cosatu stated the belief and confidence it had in Mathabatha had been misplaced. That is after a humiliation that ensued when he revealed not less than 40 corrugated iron shacks at Talana Hostel, Tzaneen, in order to encourage social distancing at a congested casual settlement.
Cosatu provincial secretary Gerald Twala stated:
“After discussing the problems associated to corruption within the province, together with the Talana shacks matter, (this) led us to a call that we predict we not have belief and confidence in Mathabatha and his management and we’re calling for him to step down. The problem of Talana confirmed an absence of management on the a part of Mathabatha. You’ll be able to’t, because the deployee of the ANC, proudly minimize a ribbon on shacks.”
Twala added that Mathabatha was unable to reply on fraud and corruption allegations, coupled with PPE tender scandal allegations in his workplace.