Government Printing Will work lashed for getting resource of matric exam leak

Fundamental Education and learning Minister Angie Motshekga verified that the matric physical sciences paper 2 leak originated from the Government Printing Performs.

THE DA has slammed the Govt Printing Works (GPW) for getting the resource of the leaked National Senior Certification exams physical sciences paper 2 very last month.

This after Standard Schooling Minister Angie Motshekga verified that the bodily sciences paper 2 leak originated from the GPW.

DA MP Angel Khanyile said that her celebration was not stunned by Motshekga’s affirmation.

“The GPW gives crucial providers to the South African authorities, such as the printing of clever ID playing cards, passports and visas. And in this scenario, the printing of specific Countrywide Senior Certificate evaluation papers,” Khanyile said.

“This is therefore a important entity but, however, the GPW has viewed a decline below the leadership of Alinah Fosi, the performing CEO. Thoughts surrounding her leadership at GPW have now inevitably resulted in further deterioration of significant services.”

Khanyile also explained that Fosi experienced been at the centre of a sequence of allegations ranging from the alleged assault of a junior staff, daunting GPW staff and making use of taxpayer revenue to pay for business enterprise class tickets to journey with good friends to France for a “workshop”.

Khanyile reported Fosi had overseen the appointment of suppliers for this “workshop” without having pursuing because of procurement processes.

“GPW, this calendar year, also acquired a competent audit for the very first time in latest memory. The adverse conclusions had been largely the consequence of the re-incidence of irregular expenditure at the entity.

“A report by the Public Provider Fee into source chain irregularities observed Ms Fosi responsible of provide chain irregularity and encouraged that the Govt Authority consider ’corrective action’ against Ms Fosi,” Khanyile reported.

She additional that as an alternative of “corrective action”, Minister of Household Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi seemed determined to appoint Fosi at GPW permanently whilst there have been several issues swirling about her fitness for place of work as it pertains to her qualifications.

“So although the DA is dismayed that this leak emanated from GPW, we are not in the minimum astonished given the entity’s existing trajectory and the obvious drive to put in a person wholly unsuitable in the CEO place.

“The examination paper leak at GPW is nonetheless one more sign of the regression of the entity below the leadership of Ms Fosi and it would be remiss of Minister Motsoaledi to ignore this indictment.

“There is an obligation on the minister to guarantee that no learner suffers mainly because of corrupt and incompetent assistance companies,” Khanyile stated.

Political Bureau

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