Days after the Umgeni Water Amanzi board was reappointed in terms of a court order, the water reticulation entity’s acting chief executive officer, Sandile Dube, was forced to leave a handover meeting with the entity’s new leadership after receiving death threats.
Dube, Magasela Mzobe — the chairperson of the interim board that had been appointed to replace the Umgeni board dissolved by the then water and sanitation minister, Lindiwe Sisulu — and Umgeni audit executive Nontokozo Makhubo are understood to have received death threats related to forensic audits into procurement corruption commissioned last year.
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