The Ad Hoc committee's excursion to Nkandla

Written by Rahima Essop

The chairperson of Parliament’s ad hoc committee on Nkandla says shoddy workmanship, money wastage and grossly inflated construction costs characterise the spending debacle at the president’s home.

Cedric Frolick was speaking after he and a group of MPs concluded their in-loco inspection of Jacob Zuma’s homestead in rural KwaZulu-Natal.

They were also shown the 21 houses built for security personnel and a clinic on the outskirts of the estate.

The public protector found Zuma unduly benefited from the multimillion rand upgrades which include features such as a swimming pool and visitor’s center.

But the police minister says he doesn’t have to repay a cent.

Read the full EWN article, click here.

[LISTEN] EWN reporter Rahima Essop is in Nkandla as the ad hoc committee on Nkandla does a site visit of President Jacob Zuma's controversial multi million rand homestead.


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