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Nkandla committee meets again

2014-04-28 13:41
(Giordano Stolley, Sapa)
Cape Town - The special 12-member committee set to consider President Jacob Zuma's reply to the Public Protector's report on Nkandla began sitting for the second time in Parliament on Monday.

Arguments on the interpretations of the committee's terms of reference were one of the first items on the agenda.

Opposition MPs argue that discussing the Public Protector's report is part and parcel of the committee's terms of reference, while ANC MPs believe the mandate of the committee should be confined to the president's reply to the report.

"We will deal with the mandate of this committee, nothing else," said ANC MP Doris Dlakude.

DA MP James Selfe said the mandate of the committee was to discuss the "submissions" to Parliament by President Jacob Zuma, which included the Public Protector's report itself.

"We need to deal with the Public Protector's report whether you like it or not," said Freedom Front Plus MP Corne Mulder.

Committee chairperson Cedric Frolick also responded to questions on whether any witnesses will be summonsed to appear before MPs.

"The issue of summons is not on the agenda of the committee," Frolick said.

He also pointed out that Zuma indicated in his response to the report that he was willing to co-operate.

In her report, Thuli Madonsela found Zuma and his family had unduly benefited from the security upgrades to his Nkandla homestead, which Zuma has denied.


  
- SAPA

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