03 May 2014
African National Congress in the Western Cape has accused the Democratic Alliance in the province of
hiding the truth regarding a construction scandal.
follows contracts of almost R610 million were awarded to a company headed by
Sean Loggenberg, who has been barred from serving as a director in any
Cameron Dugmore said the ANC will make sure that all investigating agencies are
aware of this scandal.
believe that the DA needs to explain what criteria was used to appoint such a
company with the dubious director involved, what is going to happen to the over
200 workers who are now unemployed because the sub contractors have not been
in Manenberg are living in containers because these houses have not been
upgraded and they were supposed to do, and this is a huge scandal.” Dugmore
in response Western Cape MEC of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle said
the statement by the ANC is not true because the contract has not been paid
Carlisle said the tender adjudication processes in this province are fair and
free from undue influence and corruption contrary to the ANC’s claims.
Spokesperson Siphesihle Dube said this not true, this is a blatant lie on their
part. The contract that we were awarded with government is valued at R116
million and of which R32.5 million has been paid out for the work at through
contract itself was subjected at the tender adjudication processes, and we
welcome any investigation that the ANC must Forge onwards to get to the truth
but we have provided all the information necessary and we will continue to
should they requested,” Dube added.
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