Kaunda Selisho
Lifestyle Journalist
1 minute read
5 Jun 2019
9:53 am

SIU, SABC consider reviewing R6m contract ruling

Kaunda Selisho

The SIU and SABC asked the court to set aside a R6 million service agreement signed in 2016 with advisory firm SekelaXabiso.

Remember this SABC test pattern? Back in the day when your choice was take it or leave it.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and the SABC have made an application seeking an order reviewing and setting aside the decision to appoint Sekela Xabiso CA Incorporated as a service provider to the SABC.

This follows a recent Gauteng Local Division ruling that found that the appointment did meet the requirements of the SABC procurement prescripts reports the Government News Agency.

In a brief statement, the SIU said it was studying the judgement in detail and in consultation with the SABC would consider the appropriate legal remedies.

“The SABC investigation is still ongoing and a final report will be submitted to [the] presidency in due course,” said the SIU in a statement.

The SIU and the public broadcaster, according to media reports, had asked the court to set aside a service agreement signed in 2016 with advisory firm SekelaXabiso (SkX) in terms of which the public broadcaster is supposed to pay more than R6 million.

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