5 Dec Eastern Cape Premier yet to respond to Public Protector's report on the misappropriation of funds for Mandela funeral.
Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle now has to respond to the damning Public Protector's report on the misappropriation of funds for former President Nelson Mandela's funeral in 2013. In the report released on Monday. Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwenane found that 300 million rand of public funds were misdirected and that civil action should be taken to recover the money from various Eastern Cape government agencies. Some of the funds were meant for the provision of running water, electricity sanitation, ablution facilities, replacement of mud-schools and refurbishing hospitals. Sakina Kamwendo spoke to Provincial government spokesperson, Sonwabo Mbananga: