ANC Chief Whip Pemmy Majodina Regrets son’s involvement in PPE Caucus Thermometer Deal

18 April 2021

For immediate release :

ANC Chief Whip Pemmy Majodina regrets the involvement of her son Mkhonto weSizwe Majodinain the PPE Caucus procurement deal which supplied thermometers worth R52 500 to ANC Constituency offices in January 2021 as reported in today’s edition of the Sunday Times; 18 April 2021.

The Chief Whip is aware that this may be reasonably perceived as a form of abuse of office and nepotism due to the proximity of her son.

The Chief Whip reiterates her long –standing commitment to upholding the law. In her personal capacity, the Chief Whip has written to the ANC Integrity Commission to express her wish and willingness to voluntarily appear before itself at its convenient time.

Similarly, it is the intention of the Chief Whip to subject herself to a Parliamentary ethics probe if and when called upon to do so to clear perceptions of any flouting of regulations.

For more information contact Nomfanelo Kota, Acting Caucus Spokesperson on 067415 1089

Email : nkota@parliament.gov.za/nomfanelok17@yahoo.com

Issued by the Office of the Chief WhipSunday; 18 April 2021