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Ekurhuleni customers not affected by change of bank – metro

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This is according to Themba Gadebe, spokesperson for the metro.

He was reacting to reports by DA shadow MMC for Finance in Ekurhuleni, Clr Bruce Reid, who said the tender for the Absa bank account into which residents paid their municipal accounts ended at the end of June.

Reid also said Nedbank has since been awarded the tender and the new account opened at the beginning of July.

 

READ: Alert: Residents in the dark about metro’s new bank account .

Gadebe said the metro of Ekurhuleni is in contract with Nedbank, which has been effective since September 2015 following a tender process that was awarded in the 2015/16 financial year.

“To minimise the inconvenience to over three million Ekurhuleni customers, payments made into ABSA, Standard Bank and First National Bank accounts are received and recorded as these accounts have not been closed.

“To ensure that the metro’s payment level is sustained and prevent customers from being in unduly arrears no accounts have been cancelled.

“For security reasons customers are encouraged to visit or contact their rates offices at their nearest customer care center to receive Nedbank’s account details where payments can be made.”

He said customers who prefer to pay through electronic funds transfer can do so through most banks – Nedbank, ABSA, Standard Bank and FNB branches across Ekurhuleni.

Alternatively, payments can be made through the e- siyakhokha online payment system at  www.e-siyakhokha.co.za  as well as third party vendors such as Checkers and Pick ’n Pay.

 

  AUTHOR
Riaan Engelbrecht
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