Service delivery suffered because of Nkandla

2014-03-19 13:43

A critical service delivery programme was shelved and money diverted to upgrade President Jacob Zuma’s homestead at Nkandla, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has found.

Her report, released today, is entitled Secure in Comfort.

“Funds were reallocated from the inner city regeneration project and the dolomite risk management programme of the department of public works,” Madonsela said in her voluminous report.

“Due to lack of proper demand management and planning, service delivery programmes of the department of public works were negatively affected.”

Madonsela said the conduct of the department of public works was in violation of Section 237 of the Constitution and the Batho Pele White Paper.

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