The ruling party, African National Congress (ANC) says hopes it President Jacob Zuma will implement the judgement handed down by the Pretoria High Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo on the State Capture report by the former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela without the delay.
The High Court dismissed with cost President Zuma’s bid to have the Public Protector remedial action on the State of Capture report be interdicted arguing she does not have powers to order the President what to do.
The remedial actions on the State Capture report ordered the President to institute the Commission of Inquiry on the allegations of state capture and Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng appoint the judge to chair the commission.
In a statement, the ANC said it welcomes the judgment on the Public Protector’s Remedial Action regarding the appointment of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry.
“This judgment brings us a step closer to the implementation of the ANC NEC resolution which directed that the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture be established without delay.” said ANC
“A Judicial Commission of Inquiry is our only recourse in verifying the very seriousness allegations of state capture which threaten the integrity of our democratically elected government.
“The judicial commission of inquiry will provide everybody with an opportunity to tell their side of the story.
“We therefore trust President Jacob Zuma will implement this judgment without delay in the interest of our country. ”