Party leaders meet with Mbete, Modise over ConCourt Nkandla judgment

2016-04-13 10:56
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Cape Town - Political party leaders are meeting with Parliament’s presiding officers on Wednesday to discuss the Constitutional Court's Nkandla judgment.

The meeting was requested by Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise.

Political party leaders and whips, including African National Congress’s Jackson Mthembu, the Democratic Alliance's Mmusi Maimane, the Economic Freedom Fighters' Floyd Shivambu, the Congress of the People's Willie Madisha and the National Freedom Party’s Nhlanhla Khubisa filed into the Speaker’s boardroom on Wednesday morning.

Most were mum on what they expected from the meeting, but Khubisa said they needed to decide the way forward in terms of fulfilling the requirements of the judgment.

The court last month ruled that President Jacob Zuma had failed to uphold, defend, and respect the Constitution by not complying with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's remedial action regarding payment for the non-security upgrades to his private Nkandla home.

It also ruled that the National Assembly failed to uphold the Constitution when it set aside Madonsela's report.

Maimane called for the establishment of a multi-party Parliamentary committee to investigate whether Zuma misled Parliament regarding Nkandla.

Read more on:    nfp  |  cope  |  da  |  anc  |  eff  |  nkandla upgrade  |  parliament 2016
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