Thuli probes Cabinet



September 16, 2016
Thuli probes Cabinet
Public Protector to receive declarations to support her investigation into alleged state capture.

Cabinet will comply with a subpoena by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to supply her with declarations by ministers relating to the naming of acting ministers as part of her probe into allegations of state capture.

Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe said Madonsela also subpoenaed the secretary of Cabinet for minutes — between November last year to April — recording the appointment of acting ministers.

He said Cabinet would comply with the request for declarations but since the appointment of ministers and deputy ministers is the prerogative of the president, “such matters have not come before Cabinet and therefore these records have not been minuted as Cabinet decisions”.

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