Umasipala uphoqe umnyango ukukhokhela isikweletu ngokuwucishela ugesi

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UMasipala uMsunduzi unqamule ukuthunyelwa kukagesi ekomkhulu loMnyango wezeMpilo KwaZulu-Natal eNatalia, eMgungundlovu ngoLwesithathu.

I-Scrolla.Africa ithole ukuthi umasipala uthathe isinqumo sokuwunqamula ugesi ngoba ukweletwa izigidi ngesinye sezibhedlela zikahulumeni ezinkulu eMgungundlovu.

Lo mnyango uholwa nguNgqongqoshe obuyayo uNkk Nomagugu Simelane-Mngadi ophinde wabuyiswa kulesi sikhundla uHulumeni woMfelandawonye emva kokhetho langomhlaka 29 kuNhlaba.

Izincwadi eziningi ezicela uMnyango ukuthi ukhokhe isikweletu egameni lesibhedlela bezinganakwa. Kodwa-ke, umasipala odonsa kanzima ngokwezimali awukwazanga ukunqamula ukuhlinzekwa kwesibhedlela ngoba sihlinzeka ngezidingo ezibalulekile.

“Kusungulwe isu lokuphoqa uMnyango ukuthi ukhokhe,” kusho umthombo utshela i-Scrolla.Africa. “Umasipala unqamule ukuhlinzekwa kwebhilidi laseNatalia esikhundleni sesibhedlela, lapho izimpilo zabantu bezizoba sengcupheni.

“NgoLwesithathu emini kutheleke abasebenzi baseMsunduzi emahhovisi banqamula ugesi base befaka ibhilidi lonke ebumnyameni.”

UMnyango uphoqeleke ukuthi ukhokhe ngokushesha njengoba ukunqanyulwa kukagesi kuthinte neminye iminyango esebhilidini elilodwa.

Okhulumela umasipala uNtobeko Mkhize ukuqinisekisile ukuthi uMnyango usuwulungisile umthethosivivinywa odale ukuthi kunqanyulwe ukuxhumana.

“Iminyango efana noMnyango wezeMpilo kuhlanganisa nesibhedlela isikhokhile. Umkhankaso uzoqhubeka nokuqinisekisa ukuthi umgomo wokulawulwa kwezikweletu nokuqoqwa kwezikweletu uyalandelwa,” kusho uMkhize.

Okhulumela uMnyango wezeMpilo e-KZN uNtokozo Maphisa uthe: “Sithanda ukusho ngokungananazi ukuthi uMnyango awukweleti umasipala imali kagesi.”

Esithombeni esingenhla: UNgqongqoshe uNomagugu Simelane-Mngadi, ekomkhulu lomnyango wakhe lapho bekunqanyulwe khona ugesi ngoLwesithathu.

Umthombo: Sithunyelwe

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