Agriculture Minister Zokwana suspends DG Mlengana
It’s understood Minister Senzeni Zokwana has placed the DG on suspension but says this does not constitute as a judgement on the ongoing investigations.
FILE: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Minister Senzeni Zokwana. Picture: EWN.
JOHANNESBURG – The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Department has placed its Director-General Mike Mlengana on suspension with immediate effect pending internal investigations.
It is understood that Minister Senzeni Zokwana has placed the DG on suspension but says that this does not constitute a judgment on the ongoing investigations.
The department’s Deputy Director-General Mooketsa Ramasodi has been appointed with immediate effect in the place of Mlengana.
Spokesperson Bomikazi Molapo says: “The DG has been placed on suspension. Mr Ramasodi will be the acting DG. We can’t comment further on the matter pending the outcome of the internal investigation.”
(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)