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Questions raised over qualifications of Tshwane EMS Head

20 August 2018 4:42 PM
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Previn Govender
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SAMWU members allege that EMS head Previn Govender misrepresented his credentials.

Questions have been raised over the qualifications of The City of Tshwane's Emergency Services Head Previn Govender.

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) in Tshwane wrote to Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga raising concerns over the matter after some of its members alleged that Govender misrepresented his credentials.

Samwu regional secretary Mpho Tladinyane explains.

Our members brought to our attention that the Chief of Emergency Services has misrepresented his qualification. They allege that he indicated he had a qualification that equals to NQF level 7, but our members say it is not correct.

Mpho Tladinyane, SAMWU Tshwane regional secretary

Tladinyane says the matter has been taken up with the city manager.

We wrote to the city manager to say these are the allegations that have been raised against the chief of emergency services, can you either confirm or deny. As we speak now, the matter is with the city manager.

Mpho Tladinyane, SAMWU Tshwane regional secretary

Click on the link below to listen to the full conversation...


20 August 2018 4:42 PM
Tags:
City of Tshwane
Previn Govender
Tshwane EMS

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