DA doubts ANC’s capabilities of fighting against corruption
Democratic Alliance (DA) questions the capabilities of the ANC in fighting corruption, following the Germanys’ pledge of nearly R9.5 Million.
Germany extended a helping hand to the National Director of Public Prosecution (NDPP), Shamila Batohi to create a structure whereby the public will be able to lodge complaints about any misdemeanor.
The opposition party said that the ANC was misleading South Africa into believing that the government was fighting corruption while it was at the center of the scourge of corruption and looting. DA says that South Africans should ask themselves questions that where was the ANC when Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family were around, making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
The opposition party wrote on the statement that the ANC’s sudden shift from denial around the theft of Covid-19 expenditure;
“Then there is the ANC’s sudden shift from denial, to shock and condemnation of the scandalous theft around Covid-19 expenditure. Did the ANC truly believe that with a combined influx of R500billion in relief funding and the easing of expenditure regulations that the hyenas – as Ramaphosa refers to them – would not start a feeding frenzy?”
The DA said that fixing the ANC is just a pipe dream, saying that president Cyril Ramaphosa cannot fix the country and ANC at the same time.
The opposition part continues to write that corruption makes the poor poorer;
“Even at the best of times, corruption makes the poor poorer, a principle not yet grasped by the ANC. Perhaps one of the most shocking examples of this is the so-called ‘blanket saga’ within KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Social Development (DSD) where a forensic audit uncovered irregularities in relation to the procurement of blankets to the tune of R22 million.”