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KZN Health MEC’s salary to be docked by 50%


KZN Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane has to contribute 50 percent of her salary to a Covid-19 NGO and has been issued a warning.

This comes after a video showing her and some friends contravening Covid-19 regulations at a party, went viral on social media.

KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala has issued a warning to Simelane following her conduct.

We have taken the video that in the course of action, the following must be done, the MEC must within seven days issue a public apology for having been at an event where there was flouting of the COVID-19 regulations, said KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala.

“The MEC has already received a warning from the premier. Thirdly we have instructed the provincial treasury to work and ensure that at the next payment cycle, 50% of the MEC’s salary is docked and paid to an NGO that fights against COVID-19 in the district where the MEC is the champion.

Source: News365

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