The Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance Lebogang Maile says they will appoint an administrator to run the City of Tshwane immediately.
On Thursday, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) formally backed the decision by the Gauteng government to put the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality under administration.
Maile says all managers in the city have to enforce the regulations announced by the national government to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Eusebius McKaiser talks to Maile about the City's plan.
There are comprehensive measures that have been announced by national government and we must all embrace them.— Lebogang Maile, MEC, Gauteng Cooperative Governance
The first thing is that the senior managers must ensure the measures are enforced.— Lebogang Maile, MEC, Gauteng Cooperative Governance
The administrator is assuming responsibility today and he/she is going to make sure the plan is implemented on the municipal specific responsibilities.— Lebogang Maile, MEC, Gauteng Cooperative Governance
Listen to the full interview below...
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