Mamabolo warns feuding taxi associations

Gauteng Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo is ramping up efforts to end a taxi feud in the province. He has appointed administrators to run the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association and the Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association. Mamabolo says the taxi industry can't be run through bloodshed, and wants to restore peace and order. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo has delivered a warning to the taxi industry.

He said the province will not tolerate any more violence and will deal decisively with perpetrators.

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This comes after he appointed administrators to run the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association and the Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association.

“I would like to extend this to all other taxi associations and to all leaders and to strongly warn them, that should they show signs that borders on instability, internal fights, threat to life and violence, we will not hesitate to remove them from the executive positions they are holding.”

Mamabolo also said the government will not hesitate to freeze accounts of leaders should they be another incident of violence.

“We are ready to act and act decisively, without fear or favour,” he added.

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eNCA