Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga will on Wednesday morning recommend to a special sitting of the council that the city manager be suspended immediately to prevent him interfering in an investigation into a R12bn tender. Msimanga has resolved to ask the council to place city manager Moeketsi Mosola on suspension for a period of three months‚ pending an investigation of the contract awarded to engineering consultants GladAfrica to manage all the city’s infrastructure projects for a period of three years.The deal would net the engineering firm at least 10% in middleman commissions for managing the city’s entire capital projects budget, which goes towards the construction of roads‚ electricity substations and other infrastructure such its bus rapid system, A Re Yeng.The Sunday Times reported that Mosola had ignored the advice of senior officials and disregarded legal opinion advising against going the consultancy route. This prompted Msimanga to institute a preliminary probe‚ which has sinc...

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