State of the Nation logistics to be revealed

2016-02-05 06:27
Gengezi Mgidlana (File)

Gengezi Mgidlana (File)

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Cape Town – The secretary to Parliament, Gengezi Mgidlana, is due to brief the media on Friday on the logistics for hosting this year's State of the Nation Address (Sona).

On Monday, Mgidlana said that the country's security forces had given their assurance that all their high-level measures and actions during Sona would be "within the ambit of the law".

This follows last year's drama where cellphone signals were jammed and Economic Freedom Fighters MPs were forcibly removed after they refused to leave following an order from the presiding officer.

Mgidlana said the cellphone signal jamming, which caused an outrage at the time, would not be repeated.

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