In a press release, the well being ministry has responded to the allegations made on social media, linking Mkhize to the unknown entity
Well being Minister -Zweli Mkhize has denied claims that he owns private protecting tools (PPE) manufacturing firm and has once more appealed for individuals to keep away from spreading misinformation.
In a press release, the well being ministry has responded to the allegations made on social media linking Mkhize to the unknown entity.
It was mentioned that not one of the minister’s members of the family are within the enterprise of producing, promoting or distributing PPE.
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH DOES NOT OWN A PPE MANUFACTURING COMPANY
The Ministry of Well being has turn into conscious of a message that has appeared on a number of social media platforms, claiming that the Minister of Well being, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, owns a PPE manu- facturing firm.
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) August 10, 2020
The division mentioned it is not going to hesitate to behave towards these discovered to be distributing and passing on pretend information, which in response to the nationwide state of catastrophe act is an offense.
The ministry added that the general public needs to be circumspect of their engagement with content material that emerges on social media.
As final week, Mkhize was accused if misinforming the general public – a declare his workplace labelled as “petty politicking” by Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Siviwe Gwarube.
Mkhize has additionally known as on Gwarube to apologise and retract her deceptive assertion in regards to the Maseve area hospital, within the North West, on Twitter.
The Well being Division mentioned MP’s claims had been baseless as they formally handed over the hospital to the province final month.