Hawks investigate 7 Giyani Municipality officials

Greater Giyani Municipality (GGM) offices.  Photo supplied. 

By Angie Nkuna

GIYANI- Hawks Special Investigation Unit is alleged to be investigating seven officials of Greater Giyani Municipality (GGM) for alleged fraud and racketeering.

According to reports the Hawks is set to clean Mopani district targeting ANC regional secretary, CFO, MM and MMCs after allegations that they unduly benefited from R654 Millions unlawful expenditure on 23  companies of the close relative when tenders were awarded unlawfully according to Section 73 of municipal systems management Act.

Limpopo Hawks Spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke says he can’t divulge more into this alleged investigation.

Meanwhile, GGM spokesperson, Steven Mavunda says the municipality at this stage isn’t aware of any investigations against its officials for any wrong doing.