JHB Mayor Mashaba fires MMC Tony Still over 'soft' stance on graft

Mashaba is determined to stamp out corruption and believes MMC Tony Still holds a different approach to the fight against corruption.

Tony Taverna-Turison, spokesperson for Mayor Herman Mashaba, speaks to Stephen Grootes about Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba firing mayoral committee member Tony Still.

Taverna-Turison would not confirm details of the firing being related to the City Power corruption probe.

The mayor ordered an investigation into multi-billion rand tenders awarded by City Power. There have been allegations that Still refused to fire CEO of City Power.

Taverna-Turison would not confirm this.

It is the mayor's prerogative in appointments (of MMCs) and the removal of those positions.

Tony Taverna-Turison, spokesperson for Mayor Herman Mashaba

Take a listen to what the mayor's spokesperson says about the firing of one of his mayoral committee below:

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