There is not any reality to DA allegations that her business enterprise is worried in a corrupt deal involving the apartment of a building in Bloemfontein to the Free State government, Hants Matseka, director of Mayula Procurement and Property Management, instructed
Matseka was responding to the birthday party’s allegations that it had statistics approximately the alleged deal. At a media conference on Monday, Free State DA leader Patricia Kopane stated former Free State most suitable and modern ANC secretary widespread Ace Magashule was involved in a corrupt belongings apartment scheme in which buildings had been rented via the Free State authorities as places of work.
The [DA’s] allegations are baseless, grossly defamatory, illegal, and are irreparably harming our clients’ reputations,” Matseka’s attorneys wrote in a letter to Media24 and the DA.
The DA alleged that it had facts about a scheme Magashule used for the duration of his tenure as Free State ideal for manipulating condo agreements for country homes “to the gain of a few close buddies and himself.
Kopane stated the apartment agreements were signed with the aid of both Magashule himself or by way of a member of his government, which is a severe infringement of the Public Finance Management Act. In terms of the act, most straightforwardly, a director-popular or department head is accepted to signal provincial government contracts.
Kopane stated the DA believed the alleged non-compliance with the act was in step with its accusation that Magashule ensured that he received a 10% “favor fee” of the price of all contracts presented through the Free State authorities.
The DA alleged that it had “clear information” that, as a minimum, one such rental agreement changed into the installation to enable a chum of Magashule to buy the construction in the query and to allow her to make improvements. At the same time, it became not yet occupied with the aid of the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure.
Kopane recognized the building as the former Saambou construction, positioned on Charlotte Maxeke Street and Aliwal Street in Bloemfontein. The building is owned through Mayula Procurement and Property Management. The director of the business enterprise is Hantsi Bhetilda Mayeza, or Matseke, who’s additionally the chairperson of the Free State Development Corporation.
In phrases of the apartment settlement that Netwerk24 has seen, the Free State Department of Public Works signed the condo settlement for the former Saambou building, placed on Charlotte Maxeke Street and Aliwal Street in Bloemfontein, for R726 167.36 according to month from February 1 closing year.
The DA also alleged that “upgrades are still being finished and that the construction might only be occupied with the department’s aid inside a few months.” The DA similarly stated it had statistics that, all through his closing days in the workplace as most desirable, Magashule allegedly insisted that his pal is presented the rental settlement.