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Party leaders plot way forward on Nkandla ruling in Parly meeting

A meeting is underway, between Parliament’s presiding officers and political party leaders, to discuss the Constitutional Court judgment on the Nkandla debacle.

The court found Parliament failed in its duty to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable for the Nkandla spending saga through the Public Protector's remedial action.

EWN reporter Rahima Essop says that National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chair Thandi Modise have begun the meeting with party representatives.

They include DA leader Mmusi Maimane, EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu, as well as members from FFPlus, COPE and other parties.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

Essop says that the meeting will involve a great deal of strategic discussion over how to hold Zuma accountable.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report:


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