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Gauteng acting health MEC takes on 'fighting COVID-19, saving lives' challenge

30 July 2020 5:51 PM
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Gauteng Health Department
Jacob Mamabolo

Jacob Mamabolo in hot seat as Health MEC Bandile Masuku takes a leave of absence pending probe into corruption allegations.

Gauteng Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo will be acting in the position of Health MEC for the next four weeks.

This after Health MEC Bandile Masuku was ordered by the African National Congress (ANC) in the province to take a leave of absence over allegations surrounding the R125-million personal protective equipment tender awarded to King Madzikane II Diko's Royal Bacha projects.

RELATED: 'Leave of absence is like a naughty corner, it will not affect their pockets'

Mamabolo has welcomed the responsibility.

This is a challenge that, with everybody, we should be able to help the province manage a very complex challenge of fighting COVID-19 and saving lives.

Jacob Mamabolo, MEC of Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure

I am quite confident that with the team at hand, we should be able to walk through this very difficult challenge. We're not starting anything new, we just have to hold on, build, consolidate the good work he [Bandile Masuku] has been doing.

Jacob Mamabolo, MEC of Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure

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30 July 2020 5:51 PM
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Gauteng Health Department
Jacob Mamabolo

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