13 Nkandla officials charged with maladministration

2014-07-20 07:21
(Giordano Stolley, Sapa)

(Giordano Stolley, Sapa)

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Johannesburg - Thirteen officials, some of whom sat on the committee that decided who to award the Nkandla refurbishment contracts to, have been charged in an internal disciplinary hearing for maladministration related to the R246m upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s rural homestead.

According to City Press the Special Investigating Unit (SIU), which conducted its own investigations into the Nkandla upgrades scandal, recommended to Public Works the names of officials to be charged in connection with the saga.

They are facing charges related to procurement irregularities and transgressing provisions of the Public Finance Management Act and failure to follow supply chain prescripts.

More officials are expected to face the music in the coming weeks in connection with Nkandla, according to Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.


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