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Nhleko's R26 000 Nkandla report

Nhleko's R26 000 Nkandla report

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has revealed that R26 000 was spend on the reported use of “experts on culture and architecture” in the tabling of his recent report regarding the R246-million upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home.

According to CityPress, Nhleko made the announcement in Parliament on Monday,  following a question by Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow Minister for Police, Dianne Kohler Barnard. He however stated that no other expenses were made during the report’s compilation, which cleared Zuma of paying back a portion of the money spent as per Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Secure in Comfort report.

Nhleko’s May 28 findings indicated that the additions of a private cinema, cattle kraal, chicken coup and swimming pool, dubbed fire pool, were essential to Zuma’s safety, and that the way in which the investigation had progressed, not only violated the President’s rights, but also sought to discredit and question the workings of professionals in their field of expertise.