STATEMENT OF THE ANC ON THE PUBLIC PROTECTORS REPORT INTO ALLEGATIONS AGAINST PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA
The African National Congress has noted the release of the Public Protector’s report on an investigation into allegations of a violation of the Executive Ethics Code by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The ANC welcomes the position taken by President Ramaphosa to study the Public Protector’s report and make a decision on any further action which may include and but not limited to judicial review.
President Ramaphosa’s reaffirmation of his respect for the Office of the Public Protector and his appreciation of the essential role it needs to play in promoting accountability and advancing the interests of the South African people is consistent with the views of the ANC on all Chapter 9 institutions.
The ANC is further emboldened by President Ramaphosa’s unwavering commitment and determination to fight all forms of corruption and malfeasance.
The ANC has full confidence in President Ramaphosa’s ability to champion efforts of building the South Africa we want free from disunity and underdevelopment.
Statement issued by Pule Mabe, ANC national spokesperson, 20 July 2019