Practical & Radical Economic Transformation (PRET) marched to Sasol Secunda Club today to voice their grievances with Sasol.
A 1500 strong crowd gathered at the Lilian Ngoyi Centre and at about 10H45 the march was in full swing. The crowd sang and danced their way to Sasol Secunda Club where they forced the way onto the premises. The crowd was well behaved and listened to the marshals.
There were a strong police presence throughout the march and demonstration. At the club threats were made and PRET demanded that Moureen Mbashane address them or they will sleep there according to John Nkosi ANC Councillor at Govan Mbeki Municipality.
He was representing PRET.
A meeting with Sasol ensued of which the outcome was not available at the time of going to press.
Sasol remains committed to the safety of its employees, contractors and the community.
All stakeholders are encouraged to make use of structures the company has in place to proactively discuss all stakeholder-related issues says Sasol spokesperson Matebello Motloung.
PRET have yet to release a press statement to the media regarding their demands and the outcome of their negotiations with Sasol.