In light of recent malicious attacks on the Office of the Public Protector and in order to curtail various efforts to denigrate the institution, today the Chairperson of the Board of Corruption Watch, Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, issued two letters in relation to the recent insulting and unlawful statements made by Deputy Minister of Defence, Kebby Maphatsoe, about the Public Protector. 

The letter to President Jacob Zuma reiterated Corruption Watch’s appeal that the Deputy Minister be removed from office as a matter of urgency, while a second letter to the Public Protector urged her to take immediate steps to pursue contempt charges against Mr Maphatsoe. 

Click here for the letter to Thuli Madonsela

Click here for the letter to President Jacob Zuma

For more information:

Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane  – 021 713 1450

David Lewis – 082 576 3748

 

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In light of recent malicious attacks on the Office of the Public Protector and in order to curtail various efforts to denigrate the institution, today the chairperson of the Board of Corruption Watch, Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, issued two letters in relation to the recent insulting and unlawful statements made by deputy minister of defence, Kebby Maphatsoe, about the public protector.