IFP's Mkhuleko Hlengwa set to become Scopa chair


- news24.com | 7 months ago

The IFP's Mkhuleko Hlengwa is set to become the chairperson of the National Assembly's important watchdog committee - the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), the IFP confirmed on Friday.

In the last week or two, speculation was rife that this would be the case. Despite a mention of the IFP in the list of committee chairpersons the ANC circulated to the media on Wednesday, ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina and secretary general Ace Magashule would not confirm with which party they had been having "political engagements".

 On Friday, IFP chief whip Narend Singh confirmed in a statement that the party had been offered the position of Scopa chairperson.

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