Nothing stopping Parly probe into Mkhwebane’s competency

The Part 194 inquiry committee trying into the doable impeachment of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwebane stated that there was no ‘authorized obstacle’ stopping Parliament from continuing with its inquiry into her competence.

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Image: @PublicProtector/Twitter

CAPE TOWN – The Part 194 inquiry committee trying into the doable impeachment of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwebane stated that there was no “authorized obstacle” stopping Parliament from continuing with its inquiry into her competence.

That is regardless of a second Constitutional Courtroom rescission utility by the Public Protector after its Friday judgment towards Mkhwebane.

The committee met on Wednesday to undertake its programme and get a authorized opinion on the matter.

Mkhwebane’s bid hinges on her assertion that an investigation right into a leaked SMS, that pre-empted the court docket’s ruling, had not been finalised.

However the committee stated that the leaked SMS was irrelevant and that the inquiry ought to proceed.

Parliament’s authorized advisor Advocate Siviwe Njikela stated that there was nothing stopping the inquiry from continuing.

Subsequent week, Mkhwebane will return to the Western Cape Excessive Courtroom to interdict the Speaker and the Part 194 committee from continuing with the inquiry.

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