FORMER Nelson Mandela Bay city boss Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela is in line to pocket a R3.2-million golden handshake after she quit last month, just five months into the job.
According to a proposed settlement agreement which The Herald has seen, Msengana-Ndlela is due to receive R2.5-million – a year's salary – and R695000 for loss and damages.
This includes four months' rent, relocation costs and medical bills following her admission to hospital during the five weeks she was off on sick leave between June and last month.
In a letter to mayor Ben Fihla last Wednesday, Msengana-Ndlela wrote that the settlement agreement was the result of negotiations between herself, the city's political leadership and Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane at a meeting on July 31, her last day of work.
Msengana-Ndlela refused to comment yesterday.
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