09 September 2013
The Democratic Alliance will today
be writing to the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela requesting that she
investigate the allocation of public funding to President Jacob Zuma chaired
NGO, Masibambisane Trust and its alleged interference in government
DA MP of Rural Development and Land
Reform Mpowele Swathe said President Zuma’s continued involvement raises
further questions of undue influence on governmental departments to fund pet
projects through the public purse, to the benefit of the President and those
close to him.
Swathe further said the DA fully
supports land reform and rural development in order to redress the legacy of
Apartheid's dispossession. It must benefit all, and not just the
He added that the DA will continue
to press for transparency on this matter.
Labels: Public Protector has been requested to investigate Masibambisane Trust