Worn ANC spokesperson Khusela Diko has blamed the patriarchy for the ordeal she experienced in the direction of an investigation by the Particular Investigating Unit (SIU) into her and ragged Gauteng Smartly being MEC Bandile Masuku, with the pair having been cleared of any wrongdoing pertaining to to the procurement of PPE by the ANC nationwide disciplinary committee (NDC) on Saturday.
Diko and her unhurried husband – Bhaca royal King Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko – were suspended by the ANC after it emerged that there can also were irregularities pertaining to to a R125 million deepest protective gear at ease final year.
NDC determined ANC duo of wrongdoing
In an announcement issued by Diko’s lawyers, Avela Nontso Attorneys said that she is adamant that the investigation into her family became once the result of a pattern of behaviour against girls folk by society.
“Our client is of the watch that this direction of has brought into spellbinding level of curiosity the stubborn persistence of patriarchy and arbitrariness in our society, with feminine comrades in specific expected to fable for and be sanctioned for the replace pursuits of their companions and spouses,” the suppose read.
They said that the decision to determined the pair is demonstrative of the “very finest processes” applied by the ruling party.
“Our client, Ms Khusela Diko, welcomes the findings of the NDC as they once more verify her longstanding self assurance in the clear and procedurally very finest internal processes of the ANC.
Diko, Masuku stay suspended
Diko’s attorneys wrote the they now defend in mind the matter executed and dusted, and said that Diko is taking a peep ahead to bewitching on together with her life after a no longer easy year.
“Our client is relieved that this matter is now finalised and that she has been vindicated. This closes a chapter in what has been an especially complicated year for our client – one in which she and her family suffered enormous reputational destroy, and in which she also lost her appreciated husband.”
Diko and Maskuku stay suspended by the ANC though, and it remains unclear as to whether either will resume their roles in the ruling party.