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Surprising this morning after the Biggest secret between Ramaphosa and Mabuyane was exposed.


Mabuyane 'inappropriately profited from the misuse of public assets,' according to the public defender's report. 

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane's application to have her report scrutinized and put away has been restricted by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Mkhwebane's report was prompted by an investigation into alleged debasement connected to late battle symbol Winnie Madikizela-2018 Mandela's dedication administration, which included Mabuyane. 

Mabuyane's application's sections A and B 

Mabuyane moved to the Bhisho High Court last Friday in a two-section plea to contest Mkhwebane's discoveries against him, according to the Mail and Guardian. 

The head looks for a request to restrict the execution of the pharmaceutical activity that Mkhwebane proposed in her report "forthcoming the finish of the alleviation sought to some degree B" in Part A of his application. 


Mkhwebane's report appears to be investigated and saved in Part B of Mabuyane's application. 

The public defender's goals were "nonsensical, subjective, and in conflict with evidence," according to the chief. 

In the meantime, Mkhwebane has presented rebuttal testimony to the high court on Tuesday. 

Mkhwebane has stated in her documents that she will not oppose section An of the chief's application and will accept the high court's decision. 

Oupa Segalwe, Mkhwebane's attorney, stressed that the public defender will not do so since "the workplace will not face any bias if the requested relief is granted." 

In any case, Selgwe stated that part B of the application would be rejected by the Office of the Public Protector. 

According to Mkhwebane's investigation, Mabuyane and public works MEC Babalo Madikizela, as well as the ANC, "inappropriately benefitted from the abuse of public assets" from an R1.1 million delicate stashed away in 2018 to send grievers to Mbizana for a remembrance administration for Madikizela-Mandela. 

Mabuyane, who was the MEC for financial improvement in 2018, benefitted to the tune of R450,000, according to the public defence, and the money was clearly used to finance home remodels. 

The Mbizana Local Municipality awarded R350,000 to a privately owned business claimed by Madikizela's better half, while the ANC in the area received the remaining assets through its FNB raising money account. 

Mkhwebane also recommended that the Hawks investigate the situation further as a therapeutic activity. 

According to News24, she investigated the matter following a complaint from Xolile Mashukuca, a resident of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality. 

Since then, Mabuyane and the MEC have been the subject of a criminal investigation by the Eastern Cape's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). 

'I don't have such powers,' Magashule claims. 

Mabuyane's application against the public defender follows the chief's filing of separate papers in a same court to prevent the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), also known as the Hawks, from questioning him. 

In his filings, the head requested that the high court grant him a request to postpone an assessment of the "undefined claims" brought against him. 

He also wants the court to compel the Hawks to hand over all of the information they have on him. 

The Hawks have already demonstrated that they will oppose Mabuyane's restraining order.

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