Beware of people asking money on behalf of municipality


The Makhado Municipality have warned members of the public to be on the lookout for people who request donations in the name of the municipality.

Municipal spokesperson Mr Louis Bobodi said on Tuesday that they were increasingly being made aware of this. “We would like to inform all our private partners and sponsors to be aware of individuals requesting donations for sporting, social, recreational and cultural events,” said Bobodi. He added that not one could request financial assistance unless it was approved by the municipal manager.

Bobodi urged the public to give him a call if they need to verify whether a person has the authority to request sponsorships on behalf of the municipality. He can be contacted at Tel 082 523 5257.



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Date:14 June 2017 - By: Andries van Zyl

Andries van Zyl

Andries joined the Zoutpansberger and Limpopo Mirror in April 1993 as a darkroom assistant. Within a couple of months he moved over to the production side of the newspaper and eventually doubled as a reporter. In 1995 he left the newspaper group and travelled overseas for a couple of months. In 1996, Andries rejoined the Zoutpansberger as a reporter. In August 2002, he was appointed as News Editor of the Zoutpansberger, a position he holds until today.



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