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President Ramaphosa receives SIU final report into procurement of personal protective equipment

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved the country to adjusted alert level 3 of the lockdown. The President addressed the nation on Sunday, 25 July 2021.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has received the final report of the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) into allegations of corruption by parties in the public and private sectors in the procurement of personal protective equipment at the onset of the COVID-19
pandemic.
 
“The Presidency is studying the report and will keep the public abreast of developments in this matter”, said Tyrone Seale, Acting Spokesperson to the President.
 
“The Presidency will do so in a manner that preserves information that may be or become the subject of prosecution, civil action or disciplinary proceedings.”
 
“It is expected the SIU report will contain information on matters that have been referred to the National Prosecutions Authority for prosecution; matters that have been referred to relevant departments or entities for disciplinary steps to be taken against their employees, and what monies have been recouped by the SIUz”
 
“The SIU is empowered in law to take these steps in the course of its work and as soon as it deems fit.”

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