Former president Kgalema Motlanthe made feedback in regards to the theft of Covid-19 funds and meals parcel. He stated these folks concerned on this theft are recognized and even when reported, no consequence or any type of punishment has been set in place for them.
Motlanthe emphasised the significance of integrity and its hyperlink to public opinion, warning that officers shouldn’t assume public opinion doesn’t matter or really feel they will get away with any conviction in a courtroom of regulation.
“That’s what must be understood. You may’t be in public workplace and questions are raised about your total integrity and also you stay in workplace,” he stated.
“From folklore and outdated traditions, that’s why our folks say: ‘A o na di dihlong, unembeza?’ (Have you ever no disgrace?) Di hlong di kae (The place is the disgrace) if you’ll use a burial to syphon away cash or the distribution of meals parcels?” the previous president additionally added.
Though, a specialised investigative unit is already engaged on probing claims of corruption involving the Covid-19 social reduction fund and there was sequence of reviews that officers tried to steal meals parcels or to make use of them for patronage functions. They’re anticipated to be engaged on this report.