Members of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises and the Select Committee on Public Enterprises and Communications have suggested that a meeting should be held with the departments of Police and Defence to hear the reasons why they are not procuring their supplies from arms manufacturer, Denel.
State Arms Manufacturer Denel says it has lost more than 70 employees in the technical division due to the non-payment of salaries.
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) in Parliament says an urgent meeting may have to be scheduled to look into the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa’s (Numsa) Constitutional Court bid into arms manufacturer Denel and SA-Express.
There is still no end in sight to the financial meltdown plaguing state-owned arms manufacturer Denel. Solidarity is calling for urgent government intervention.
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg will on Thursday morning hear Transnet-related evidence from the company’s former Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh.