In a statement the Congress of
the People says over the past seven years, President Zuma continued to be
contemptuous of the constitution.
Cope Spokesperson Dennis Bloem
says, as a result of his failed leadership and the power he exerted over
cabinet ministers, the people of South Africa have lost confidence in the
He says the shame
investigation carried out by Nkosinathi Nhleko ended with his declaring that
the president had to pay nothing for the upgrade at Nkandla.
COPE wants to know how the
ruling party is going to repair the enormous damage it did to the standing of
the public Protector’s officers.
He added that “The Congress of the People are saying that
President Zuma must just pay back the money.
is no way that President Zuma can come now and say that he wants his own
conditions, that the Minister of Finance and Auditor General must determine the
costs, said Bloem”.
concluded that “The Constitutional Court must instruct them that they must
determine how much he must pay back”.
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