Tuesday , August 9 2022

R10m Bosasa agreement with an irregular Zondo commission – discovery discovery


Forensic research has confirmed that the R10m Bosasa contract to provide security and surveillance systems to ensure that the Zondo commission is held to hold the state without the procurement processes being followed.

Chairman of the Deputy Prime Minister commission Raymond Zondo, in a statement announced on Friday, confirmed the News24 report from July 2018 which revealed the existence of the contract and the procurement procedures had been released.

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Global Technology Systems (GTS), Bosasa subsidiary, was "nominated" by the officials of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in March last year to undertake the task, News24 reported at the time.

The contract included the installation of CCTV and access control for the offices occupied by the commission in Parktown and three years to provide physical security on the entrances to the locations and facilities public offices, which are a total of R10m.

GTS, formerly known as Sondolo IT, has awarded several multimillion-rand contracts over the years by the justice department to provide security systems and install in courts around the country.

Zondo said that GTS has now been asked to dispose of its equipment and give it all the best.

More details on the test to be released

"After it was established that GTS had been affiliated with Bosasa, the chairman of the commission situation clearly stated that in light of the connection and the existence of persistent claims of corruption against Bosasa has continued to have been a GTS having appointed or contracted or brought in to provide services to the commission while those allegations remain unresolved.

"GTS, as now, now does not provide any services to the commission and it was asked to dispose of equipment from the premises" and the commission, "the statement reads.

Following the News24 report, also announced by City Press's news sister, Zondo said he would look at the deal.

According to the statement, a forensic investigation, in his case, followed a correspondence that referred to the justice department.

"The commission and the department agree that procurement procedures have not been followed in relation to GTS, but the justice minister will notify the public in more detail about the outcome of the investigation."

The department announced that the Minister for Justice, Michael Masutha, along with his two deputies, John Jeffery and Thabang Makwetla, would summarize the media on Monday, February 25, 2019, on results & # 39 ; the investigation.

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On Monday, Bosasa announced that the company – including GTS and nine other subsidiary companies – had been issued with a voluntary dissolution after the bank, FNB, informed the company that would close his accounts at the end of February.

This is due to explosive and damaging evidence before the same commission in January by the old Bosasa, Angelo Agrizzi.

Agrizzi revealed how the company for nearly decades bribed a series of government officials in exchange for multibillion tenders, and destroyed evidence to stymie criminal investigations and even claimed that top prosecutors bribed to keep workers out or prison.

By Friday, a bronze, Cloete Murray, was appointed by the High Court Master in Johannesburg. Murray moved quickly to secure the Bosasa site on Thursday and Friday, staff referred to him and met with the directors of Bosasa.

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