Tshwane Deputy Mayor, Nasisiphi Moya returns travel allowance

Action SA in Gauteng says the Tshwane deputy mayor, Nasisiphi Moya on Friday voluntarily returned the ten-thousand-rand travel allowance. The allowance was from a trip to Saudi Arabia of which she ended up cancelling subsequently.
According to the deputy mayor she has been proactive in addressing this matter, helping, and expressing her commitment to reimbursing the funds without any complaints. The mentioned amount was initiated as the travel allowance for the international trip to the Middle East, during the period which Dr Moya served as the MMC in the executive officer of the mayor.

“The money was paid a week before I pulled out of the trip, during that time obviously the was a chaos in the city. And there was a lapse of judgement on my part and the city never followed up”.
Moya offered to top it up with an interest, but the city denied taking into the city’s account. Despite the city not accepting the request of returning the money. Moya has offered to pay an extra interest on this amount. The interest six thousand was then donated to the charity, the Kings Hope, a women’s shelter in Olievenhoutbosch.
Tshwane spokesperson Sipho Stuurman on the 1st of February said that the Dr Moya matter will be investigated despite her recent admission to returning the allowance. The Deputy Mayor assures the residents of city of Tshwane that her focus will be delivering to her key commitment with ultimate restoring the city.

By: Nolwazi Mlotshwa