Gauteng Premier David Makhura has welcomed the order by the Special Tribunal for former assistant State Attorney, Nosipho Zibani, to pay back over R 4.4 million to the provincial Health Department.
Zibani, her sister, a former employee at the department and Ntandokazi Trading, have all been ordered to pay back the funds with interest.
The SIU investigation revealed that between 2016 and 2017, Nosipho Zibani and her co-accused entered into an agreement to defraud the MEC for Health, through fraudulent medico-legal claims.
The special tribunal made the order on Wednesday in their absence.
Agencies for criminal investigation and action against the Defendants.
Date of trial: 2 – 6 August 2021, 24 February 2022
Date of judgment: 4 May 2022
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Makhura says, “We remain committed to the integrity and ethics in the Gauteng City Region. The five-year-partnership with the Special Investigating Unit stands as testimony to our commitment to fighting corruption and promoting clean governance in the province.”
— GautengGov (@GautengProvince) May 5, 2022