- Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu made it clear that she is not a fan of the ANC's integrity commission
- The minister has slammed the way the commission is failing to take action against wrongdoers
- This comes after the commission has not acted against members found guilty of acting in the wrong
IOL News reported that Minister of Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, has spoken out against the ANC's integrity commission, calling it inconsistent, toothless and ineffective.
The commission is led by George Mashamba, an ANC veteran, and Sisulu says it has to be decisive and consistent when dealing with members implicated of wrongdoing.
She cited the way the commission acted against Julius Malema, Dina Pule and Tony Yengeni as examples of how it should be.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the minister called on the ANC to regulate membership during an interview with Sunday Independent.
Sisulu reflected on how things used to be:
"You knew when you were a member of the ANC that if I step out of line, somebody will call me in. But now, anything goes.
"There are people who now go on social media wearing ANC T-shirts distributing money. That is the height of ill-discipline, saying, 'well, leadership said it’s okay to get money during the elections'.
"I would have wanted those people called in. We are monetising the values of the ANC."
She added that the integrity commission used to be strict.
"When they dealt with cases, it sent out a clear message to everybody that the ANC will not tolerate this kind of behaviour."
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