The office of the Public
Protector says in a statement they are obliged to investigate the Democratic
Alliance’s complaint against President Jacob Zuma for allegedly violating the
Executive Members’ Ethics Act.
This comes after the PP’s
office on Tuesday said that they are considering seeking funding from Finance
Minister Pravin Gordhan to investigate Zuma's association with the Gupta
Last week, the Dominican Order
of Catholic priests also allegedly approached Thuli Madonsela asking her to
investigate the alleged involvement of the Gupta family in ministerial
Speaking in an interview,
Senior Manager of Communications at the Office of the Public Protector, Oupa
Segalwe says the Public Protector is compelled by law to investigate any
complaint filed under the Executive Member’s Ethics Act.
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