Question NW2461 to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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28 July 2015 - NW2461

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Matsepe, Mr CD to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

(1)Whether he is aware that a certain person (Mr K Ngema) further delegated his powers (details furnished letters attached BB5 and BB6) by approving a requisition of a (Chief Financial Officer) and authorising the specified official to procure intelligent water meters from a contract of another organ of state; (2)Whether he is aware that the internal audit investigation found that the specified person’s unlawful delegation of his powers led to the forging of the specified documents and subsequent defrauding of (Madibeng Municipality); if not, why not; if so, what steps has he taken in this regard? NW2829E

Reply:

I am not aware of these assertions.

I intend writing to the MEC responsible for local government in Gauteng, in terms of Section 106(4)(b) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No.32 of 2000), requesting him to commission an investigation into the matter.

 

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