ECDoE places Legal Services Director on suspension

Posted on Monday, 29 March 2021

By Communications

Category: Latest News

This is notify the public that the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) takes seriously the allegations of corruption levelled against the Director of Legal Services Mr Eddie Scheun and the matter is being investigated.

He has been placed on precautionary suspension with effect from 29 March 2021 pending an in-depth investigation into all the matters raised against him.

This is done to show commitment by the department to deal with all kinds of corruption activities occurring within the Department that may tarnish the image of the Department and Government at large. 

The Department will appoint an Acting Director to manage Legal Services while Mr Scheun is on precautionary suspension. 

The media will receive constant updates on progress made towards finalization of the process. We request that all queries related to this matter and all other matters must be directed to the Spokesperson of the ECDoE Ms N Mgijima: nyameka.tokwe-mgijima@ecdoe.gov.za.

Issued by Ms Nyameka Mgijima, Acting Director: Communications, Contact no. 083 324 4418
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SUSANNA HESTER HERMINA VILJOEN commented on 09 Apr, 2021 10:19

PERSAL NO 51327538 - Submission of salary inquiry to MR EW SCHEUN on 08/03/ 2021 via Aramex SA couriers Tracking No DBP46089457400 hand delivered on 09/03/2021 re non-payment of Conditions of Service benefits since 2015 backdated to 1994. No response yet. Please investigate as matter of urgency and reply within 14 days.

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