An independent investigation will be conducted into the City Of Tshwane’s municipal manager Moeketsi Mosola over alleged procurement irregularities.The city council on Monday resolved that a preliminary report be submitted to council within 30 days, and that the COO James Murphy must appoint the independent investigators.This puts Murphy in a precarious situation, as he has been tasked with appointing those who will investigate his boss, Mosola. Fears have also been raised about Mosola’s influence on witnesses while he remains in office.The council meeting on Monday followed a meeting in August in which the council had resolved to serve Mosola with a notice of intention to suspend him over an alleged irregular contract. Mosola had seven days to give reasons as to why he should not be suspended pending an independent investigation into allegations of procurement irregularities against him and senior city officials.The intention to suspend Mosola was in relation to a tender granted t...

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