Ramaphosa looking for people to fill vacant posts at Ntaba Nyoni farm

Ramaphosa looking for people to fill vacant posts at Ntaba Nyoni farm
HIRING: ANC President is looking for workers to fill vacant posts at his Badplaas farm after sacking six workers last week for theft. PICTURE BY IOL.

The workers lost their jobs on 22 December 2017 when a probe on the farm linked them to theft.

ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa is looking for people to fill vacant posts at his farm in Badplaas.

A handful of people from the Mpumalanga area of Badplaas went to submit their CVs to the management of the Ntaba Nyoni farm on Monday morning this week, this paper has reliably been told.

A local who helped transport two job-seekers to the farm with his car said “the message was that there are vacant posts and that people should come and put CVs”.

He said general workers and security guards are needed.

Ntaba Nyoni manager Kobus Rall didn’t reply to smsed questions this week though a week ago he said they await a letter from the consultants to hand over the six.

Six workers – 5 general workers and a white site manager – were sacked a week ago by management at the ANC President’s farm.

SEE HERE: Ramaphosa sacks six workers in Badplaas farm

A case of theft has since been opened.

33 bags of fertiliser and maize seeds disappeared from the farm of the wealthy politician in December 2017 as well as a welding machine, a grinder, two chain saws, two batteries, two grass-cutters and a mobile toilet.

On 22 December 2017, the workers were suspended with full pay pending a disciplinary hearing.

In a written reply to questions a week ago, Rall said the workers were identified through statements by fellow workers and investigations showed more things had been stolen from the farm, like meat and building materials.

He said the workers were given a fair chance to defend themselves before a disciplinary hearing that concluded on 3 January 2018.

“They said they want general workers and security guards,” the local said. “We gave the CVs to a lady there who said so far they had 22 or 23 CVs,” he said at around 11am Monday this week.

(edited by ZK)

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