Makhura: Gauteng ANC serious about rooting out corruption

2015-02-27 15:37
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Johannesburg - Gauteng Premier David Makhura has responded decisively to political parties who took him on about corruption during his state of the province address this week.

According to City Press not all ANC members were guilty of graft, he said, and the ANC in Gauteng was serious about rooting out the few corrupt officials.

“ANC members are not inherently corrupt or inherently incompetent. Those who are will face the wrath after due process of the organisation, of course,” Eyewitness News reported Makhura as saying on Friday.

Earlier this week, sparks flew at the state of the province address when EFF members disrupted Makhura’s speech, calling him a liar.

Makhura was barely halfway through his speech when EFF caucus leader Mandisa Mashego and her colleagues raised numerous objections.

Another EFF MP also accused Makhura of lying about his government’s achievements; this after speaker Ntombi Mekgwe had refused him permission to ask Makhura questions.

When Makhura explained what steps his government was taking to fight tender fraud, Mashego was on her feet again, saying the premier could not speak about the issues of tenders when the ANC’s own chief whip in the legislature, Brian Hlongwa, was facing accusations of tender irregularities worth millions.

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