DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone says her birthday party will report her ANC counterpart Pemmy Majodina to parliament’s ethics committee to fable for her son’s obvious dodgy deal to offer ANC constituency areas of work with personal protective tools (PPE) in January.
Majodina’s son, Mkhonto weSizwe Majodina, secured a procurement deal to offer the ANC with thermometers charge R52,500 from the parliamentary caucus she manages.
“There seems to be to be a obvious conflict of interest for which Majodina and her son ought to be probed and held fully to fable,” talked about Mazzone.
On Sunday Majodina indicated her willingness to subject herself to a “parliamentary ethics probe”. She also wrote to the ANC integrity commission to specific her wish and willingness to voluntarily seem before the commission.
Mazzone talked about the DA desires the parliamentary committee to investigate Majodina’s alleged feature in the PPE deal as a subject of urgency.
“South Africans need parliamentarians who are previous reproach, especially these tasked with senior positions in parliament where they’re meant to support public spot of job bearers to fable and demonstrate their oversight mandates,” she talked about.
Right here is the finest design corruption would ever be rooted out, talked about Mazzone.
She talked about ought to any impropriety be found concerning Majodina or her son’s involvement in the deal she might per chance per chance bear to be disciplined.
Mazzone talked about the allegations no longer finest solid a shadow of the birthday party’s “already atrocious image”, but additionally solid aspersions over Majodina’s integrity as a first-rate whip in parliament.
“Parliament can’t continue to address senior parliamentarians with kid gloves when their malfeasance comes to light. Decisive action ought to be taken to abolish the rot of corruption at its core,” talked about Mazzone.
The Sunday Cases reported that a firm wherein Majodina’s son is a sole director equipped 150 thermometers valued at R350 every to be venerable in the birthday party’s constituency areas of work across SA.
Majodina is the political head of the ANC parliamentary caucus.
Originally, she defended the transaction, pronouncing the caucus did no longer bear to skedaddle to initiating soft because the amount used to be less than R100,000. Right here is when it comes to the ANC parliamentary caucus’s monetary coverage, she talked about. On the opposite hand, this used to be disputed by two insiders.
On Sunday, thru her spokesperson, she talked about she used to be conscious the transaction is likely to be reasonably perceived as a form of abuse of spot of job and nepotism due to the proximity of her son.