Nene: ‘50% of city council’s bosses are unqualified’

Die Vryburger

Nene: ‘50% of city council’s bosses are unqualified’
Nene: '50% of city council's bosses are unqualified'. Photo: Die Vryburger

Nhlanhla Nene, finance minister, revealed that more than half of the country’s municipal managers and chief financial officers did not meet the minimum competence criteria.

On inquiry, he said that only 79 of the 218 financial officers were properly qualified, while in nearly 40 municipalities there were vacancies for both the managers and financial managers.

Those currently in posts will be given 18 months to obtain the necessary qualifications.

Observers now ask how much more mess will take place in the next 18 months?

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