WATCH | ADM mayor grilled on Siyenza toilet scandal
Public protector questions ADM’s Nxawe over the R631m tender
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s investigation into how the Amathole District municipality unlawfully and illegally awarded the R631m tender to the politically connected Siyenza Group is at an advanced stage.
This, as Mkhwebane grilled ADM mayor Nomfusi Nxawe at her Pretoria headquarters on Monday.
The investigation into the company that produced shoddy toilets was started by Mkhwebane’s predecessor, Thuli Madonsela, but stalled because of budgetary constraints.
Mkhwebane picked up where Madonsela left off and demanded to know from Nxawe what the municipality had done to recoup the money and what action had been taken against implicated officials...