In accordance with President Cyril Ramaphosa, he mentioned there’s a skinny line between all allegations tabled in opposition to authorities officers who’re concerned in PPE fraud.
Ramaphosa additional said that in coming years there could be assurance of transparency with procurement which is able to give taxpayers an perception on what their cash is getting used for.
“There’s an intense concentrate on detecting and prosecuting COVID associated corruption and bettering transparency in procurement,” Ramaphosa mentioned.
“I’ve usually mentioned that we should look out for some silver linings beneath this COVID-19 cloud, a type of could be to any extent further in terms of procurement we have to have transparency. The kind of transparency that may allow our individuals to know what the cash that they pay in taxes goes for use for.”
Ramaphosa blames the nation’s labour legal guidelines which states that authorities officers who’re faulted with corruption could be paid in full amidst the allegations. However the president have mentioned they are going to attempt to develop a special rule for politicians.
The president additionally mentioned state seize has made it troublesome to prosecute some circumstances attributable to its weakening of essential establishments.
Nevertheless, Ramaphosa mentioned he begun a course of that will strengthen establishments just like the NPA and SARS, with a view to give them the possibility to do their job.