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HDA acting CEO Daphney Ngoasheng PHOTO: Department of Human Settlements/Twitter
HDA acting CEO Daphney Ngoasheng PHOTO: Department of Human Settlements/Twitter


The members of the Housing Development Agency (HDA) board have been served with a sworn affidavit that links chief operating officer Stephen Poya to alleged tender rigging in the Eastern Cape, in which a list of bidding companies associated with the “governing political party” were touted as preferred beneficiaries.

The deponent, Malik Kashe, also a development manager in the agency, said that, since his efforts to block the alleged abuse of power and corruption, his name and that of another HDA colleague had been mentioned in ANC circles in East London, including that “our presence in the Eastern Cape office hampers their potential to gain access to money [state funds]”.

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