Suspended City of Cape Town Transport Commissioner, Melissa Whitehead, has resigned. She was suspen...

Suspended City of Cape Town Transport Commissioner, Melissa Whitehead, has resigned.

She was suspended amid several allegations of improper conduct relating to a string of charges.

She resigned after being found guilty on two charges following a disciplinary process.

Whitehead was also


facing another, unrelated disciplinary hearing that related to a tender for electric buses.

Whitehead has been on suspension with full pay for about 18 months.

The City will now proceed to declare a vacancy for the position of Executive Director: Transport.

Her resignation is expected to be addressed during Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato's speech at a full council meeting today.

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