Organised agriculture unsurprised by agricultural D-G’s suspension

Organised agricultural organisations have said that they were not surprised to learn of the sudden suspension of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’s Director-General, Langa Zita.

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Both Agri SA and TAU SA said that they were not satisfied with various functions within DAFF during Zita’s tenure as D-G. Zita is suspended on full pay while allegations against him are investigated. DAFF declined to reveal what these allegations were.

Read the full story in the 13 July 2012 issue of FW.