Party slush funds | Scopa gives Ramaphosa 10-day deadline

Parties agreed that President Cyril Ramaphosa first be given an opportunity to respond in writing, before being asked to appear in person. Lindsay Dentlinger has more. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to explain to Parliament his alleged utterances made in a leaked audio recording about the use of public funds for party activities.

Controversial ANC MP Mervyn Dirks broke ranks with the party and asked Parliament’s finances watchdog, Scopa, to investigate.

READ: Scopa to request Ramaphosa's written submission over alleged comments on fund abuse

Dirks has been suspended for petitioning the committee on the matter.

Scopa's giving Ramaphosa ten days to respond to its questions in writing.

* eNCA's Lindsay Dentlinger reports.


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