Nkandla report almost complete – Thuli Madonsela

2013-07-25 13:50

The Public Protector’s report into Nkandla is 99% ready.

“I regret to say we have not yet concluded the report. Some things have to be tied up,” Thuli Madonsela told reporters today in Pretoria.

She is investigating whether state money was abused for security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s homestead in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal.

In January, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi said the government had spent R206 million on upgrades and consultants.

A report on the issue, drawn up by a presidential task team, was classified.

Asked how she would handle making her own report public in the light of having received classified information, Madonsela said the matter would have to be considered.

» Sapa has corrected this story since publication. Its initial story said the report was 95% ready.

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