Durban – eThekwini municipal manager, Sipho Nzuza, has been suspended. The decision was taken during a special executive council meeting held at the City Hall on Friday.
Nzuza was arrested by the Hawks earlier this week and appeared in the Durban in connection with a dodgy Durban Solid Waste tender scandal.
On Tuesday, Nzuza, was arrested for allegedly colluding with service providers to irregularly procure contracts related to the multimillion-rand Durban Solid Waste (DSW) tender deal. He was granted bail following his appearance in court.
Reacting to Nzuza’s suspension, DA caucus leader in eThekwini Nicole Graham, said they welcomed the decision.
“We support broadly the suspension of the city manager. There are very serious allegations over his head and his position in the municipality until that is resolved, is untenable. We are now calling for the same action to be taken against the other…