The Month of March marked World Consumer Rights, the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Mr Ravi Pillay on the 29th March 2021 celebrated the day with the community of uMhlathuze Local Municipality in Eskhaleni township.
The MEC for Edtea, Mr Ravi Pillay and the Mayor of uMhlathuze Local Municipality, Cllr Mdu Mhlongo also led business inspection where some of Businesses had to be closed down due to serious concerns over health, safety, selling of prohibited products and Expired food.
MEC Pillay and the Mayor of uMhlathuze Local Municipality, Cllr Mdu Mhlongo Watching Mr Mzila seeking a clarity on unauthorized product that are sold to the public.
MEC Ravi Pillay, Mr Selepe (Manager Consumer Protection: EDTEA) and Mr Mzila (Deputy Director Consumer Protection EDTEA) inspecting the expired products that are being sold to the public.
MEC Pillay and the Mayor of uMhlathuze Local Municipality, Cllr Mdu Mhlongo Watching Mr Mzila issuing a fine to the non- complying business owner.
(L) Mr Johan Plaaties; uMhlathuze Official, Cllr Mdu Mhlongo : Mayor Umhlathuze, Mr Stepiso Selepe (Manager Edtea), MEC EDTEA: Mr Ravi Pillay listening to Mr Mzila explaining on which procedure should be followed when closing down the business.
The MEC leading Business Inspection.