Siceka asked to explain himself - The Presidency

Zizi Kodwa says President Zuma views allegations in serious light

President Zuma concerned about allegations on Minister Shiceka

17 April 2011

President Jacob Zuma has noted media reports on allegations about the alleged misuse of public funds by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Sicelo Shiceka (see Sunday Times report and City Press's).

The President views the matter in a serious light and awaits a response to the allegations from Minister Shiceka.

We stress however, that Minister Shiceka remains innocent of the allegations unless proven otherwise.

Statement issued by Zizi Kodwa, the Presidency, April 17 2011

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