Samwu says Mayor Mashaba's dream to sell off Pikitup will never come true

New Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba suggested he plans to privatise Pikitup and break up the waste removal compnay into several different parts.

Papikie Mohale, Spokesperson for the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) joins Stephen Grootes on the line.

We are definitely going to oppose it.

Papikie Mohale, Spokesperson Samwu

Mohale says this is a dream for Herman Mashaba that will never materialise and Pikitup have been doing a great job.

Listen to the interview below:


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