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NLC board must be dissolved and placed under administration - DA

6 February 2020 7:37 AM
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placed under administration

Trade and Industry shadow minister Dean MacPherson says officials fingered in alleged corruption should also be suspended.

The National Lotteries Commission board has appointed an audit firm to institute an independent investigation into allegations of the improper use of funds at the commission.

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Democratic Alliance (DA) Trade and Industry shadow minister Dean MacPherson has written to Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel to take action on the allegations at the NLC.

RELATED: 'Without National Lottery funding, 71 years of service will come to an end'

MacPherson joins Bongani Bingwa to unpack these allegations at the NLC.

I think the GroundUp team has done an incredible job in exposing this alleged corruption at the NLC and if it wasn't for them we wouldn't have known about the alleged corruption. I have asked the minister to immediately dissolve the board for its failure to deal with allegations of corruption.

Dean MacPherson, Trade and Industry shadow minister - DA

The minister must also place the NLC under administration and ensure that officials fingered in alleged corruption are placed on suspension, he adds.

Listen below to the full conversation:


6 February 2020 7:37 AM
Tags:
National Lotteries Commission
placed under administration

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