Makwetu stated whereas these alleged acts of criminality had been reported to the police, MPs would nonetheless be inside their rights to summons all these implicated to parliament to clarify themselves.
He stated their conduct was clearly interfering with the constitutional oversight mandate of parliament on monetary affairs of the state, in addition to the legislative position of his workplace.
“Perhaps it is going to be good concept to simply decide up three of them in numerous provinces and convey them right here, after which flash the cameras of their faces and get them to clarify to this committee why they suppose that this factor that they’re alleged to have finished should be tolerated,” stated Makwetu.
“As a result of this isn’t one thing that was by the use of some message from some community. It was one particular person saying, ‘Hey, by doing this audit work and these findings, you are threatening our bonuses.’
“It does not matter what stage they’re – allow them to come right here, then you possibly can train your duties within the context of your oversight position. As a result of finally when the remainder of them who plan to do that see that occuring, then they are going to suppose twice earlier than they make even a veiled suggestion of that sort.”
Sakhumzi Somyo, the chairperson of Scoag, stated the matter could be taken additional when parliament reopens within the new yr.