MP says party will be leading a debate on the role of Parliament in holding the president and state institutions to account
DA scores a victory for accountability with Phala Phala Debate
21 September 2022
Note to editors: Please find attached soundbite by Siviwe Gwarube MP.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has secured an opportunity to bring the allegations faced by President Cyril Ramaphosa and various state institutions for a theft that took place on his Phala Phala farm, to the floor of Parliament.
Tomorrow, the DA will be leading a debate on the role of Parliament in holding the President and various state institutions to account for the alleged theft and abuse of state resources on the President’s residence.
Several months ago, DA Leader John Steenhuisen, wrote to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula, requesting that she establishes an ad hoc committee that would investigate all of these allegations and ensure that we exercise our oversight role as the legislature.