The tall tale of a for­mer ANC man

CityPress - - Voices - LT Makhode Chief Di­rec­tor: Science Com­mu­ni­ca­tion

The ar­ti­cle “Ex-ANC man fears for his life, seeks asy­lum in Re­union” (City Press, July 5 2015) refers. An­dré Löt­ter was em­ployed by the depart­ment of science and tech­nol­ogy from June 2014 as as­sis­tant di­rec­tor: ad­min­is­tra­tion in the of­fice of the deputy min­is­ter.

In April 2015, he was sus­pended from the depart­ment for gross mis­con­duct. We are sur­prised that Mr Löt­ter is cre­at­ing the im­pres­sion that his life is un­der threat from the gov­ern­ment be­cause he drew a salary from the gov­ern­ment un­til very re­cently.

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