Either flashing red, or black as pitch, traffic lights will remain ineffective until a successful bidder has been announced and repairs completed.
When the Courier visited the location, it was found that the premises were occupied by Fabweld Engineering and Civils, a company owned by relatives allegedly linked to a senior KDM official.
Govender was due to fill the role of mayor under an acting capacity until a suitable candidate would be found however, it seems that the affectionately known as ‘Iron Lady’ is set to rule.
Representing the KwaDukuza Residents Forum, attorney Riaan Verster questioned the lack of meaningful transparency in the purchase, funded by ratepayer money.
“There will be no burden to the public while allowing us to provide critical services in a sustainable manner.”
Copper theft has been a regular occurrence on the North Coast in recent weeks.
Residents say they cannot get through to the credit control numbers listed.
Despite many promises and public meetings with KwaDukuza municipality’s electrical and engineering unit head, Sibusiso Jali, 5 years later the problem is getting worse.
The revenue offices in Mandeni will be closed until July 6 for the offices to be decontaminated.
The municipality received 6 000 objections to the draft budget.