Panyaza Lesufi says process to scrap e-tolls will begin next month

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Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi says the process to switch off e-tolls in the province will begin by the end of March.

He was delivering his State of The Province Address on Monday at the Nasrec Expo centre.

Over the past few years, government has indicated several dates and deadlines for the scheme to be scrapped and missed them all.

Lesufi says the minister of finance Encho Godongwana will make the annoucement during the budget speech
20 Feb 1AM English South Africa News · Daily News

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