Makume welcomes SIU Investigation into Magashule’s Tenure as Premier

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The Free State Acting Premier Ketso Toto Makume has welcomed the SIU and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to look into the premier's office's claims of fraud and corruption during Ace Magashule's time in office.

The Free State Acting Premier Ketso Toto Makume has welcomed the SIU and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to look into the premier’s office’s claims of fraud and corruption during Ace Magashule’s time in office.

Concerns about improper administration were raised in the auditor-general’s report titled “Report of the auditor-general to the Free State Legislature on vote no,” which prompted the investigation. 1: Department of the Premier” on July 31, 2019, and October 27, 2020, respectively.

In 2021, the commission of inquiry into state capture also discussed the controversial bursary program.

The SIU spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said the agency will Investigate any irregular, improper or unlawful conduct by officials or employees at the Office of the Premier.

According to Acting Premier Makume, he reaffirms the Free State Executive Council’s position that he will support any legal investigation into any illegal activity by any member of the public administration.

The Free State Acting Premier Ketso Toto Makume has welcomed the SIU and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to look into the premier's office's claims of fraud and corruption during Ace Magashule's time in office.

The Free State Acting Premier Ketso Toto Makume . Photo Supplied

“Funds that are siphoned off from the public purse, prejudice citizens and the poor in particular, in as far as access to service delivery goes.” said Makume

“The Free State Provincial Government commits to combat corruption and all kinds of malfeasance in all their manifestation; thus, will leave no stone unturned, in exposing and bringing all rogue elements to account for their proven deeds of illicit conduct.“

 

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