Today, 28 March 2019, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Limpopo Premier Candidate,Jacques Smalle will lead the picket outside MEC for Education, Ishmael Kgetjepe’s office to urge him to resign with immediate effect for allegedly accepting over R1.6 million bribe from Mvula Trust.
The bribe comes after the Mvula Trust was awarded a multimillion-rand tender from the national Department of Basic Education in 2012/13 to build toilets in Limpopo as part of the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (Asidi).
The picket will be done on the behalf of over 2133 schools across Limpopo exposed to pit latrines. The money could have been utilised to build toilets for more than 20 schools in Limpopo.
Smalle will be accompanied by the DA Councillors and Activists.
The details of the picketing are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 28 March 2019
Venue: 113 Biccard Street, Polokwane (Department of Education)