Protector submits Shiceka report to Zuma
Johannesburg - Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has given President
Jacob Zuma her provisional findings on Minister Sicelo Shiceka's alleged
breach of the executive code, her office said on Thursday.
The provisional report was submitted on Thursday to
Zuma, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Shiceka, who is minister of
co-operative governance and traditional affairs, said Madonsela's
spokesperson, Kgalalelo Masibi.
"The return date on the report is October 3 and the public protector plans to release the final report seven days
thereafter," she said in a statement.
"The purpose of releasing a provisional report is to
give affected parties an opportunity to respond to provisional
findings," she said.
Shiceka allegedly spent R355 000 to visit a girlfriend
in a Swiss jail, R640 000 to stay in a luxury hotel in Cape Town, and
more than R160 000 on plane tickets for his family.