Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi says withing the next 48 hours he will act on Parktown Boys' High School.
Lesufi says the eyewitness account of one of the grade 8 learners of how Enoch Mpianzi lost his life has been taken in as evidence.
Mpianzi drowned at an orientation camp organise by his school Parktown Boys' High last week at Nyati Bush and Riverbreak.
Speaking to Eusebius McKaiser, Lesufi says the parent of the learner who gave the eyewitness account approached him and he took them to the Mpianzi family so the boy can tell them what he saw.
We have protected that child and the child has been moved. That information is very sensitive.— Panyaza Lesufi, Education MEC - Gauteng
We have made contact with the police, within the next 48 hours I will act on the school and the school leadership. One head or heads or processes will fall.— Panyaza Lesufi, Education MEC - Gauteng
No one must hide the facts, no one must hide the truth and no one must hide behind a broomstick.— Panyaza Lesufi, Education MEC - Gauteng
BREAKING: @Lesufi tells me he is going to take action against the leadership of Parktown Boys High "within the next 48 hours" based on evidence of what has unfolded so far. I will tweet the podcast with the MEC's full reaction/remarks. @Radio702 #ParktownBoysCamp— Eusebius McKaiser (@Eusebius) January 22, 2020
Lesufi says he asked the school principal to take him through the camp.
On my own, I could see that see things were not adding up.— Panyaza Lesufi, Education MEC - Gauteng
Listen to the full interview below...