SACC pledges its support for Public Protector and other Chapter 9 institutions

The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has commended Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela for the diligent job she and the team continue to do in giving meaning to the South African Constitution.

This followed a meeting between the Public Protector and the representatives of the SACC National Executive Committee, Bishop Lunga ka Siboto, Rev Mauntji Pataki and Ms Rinel Hugo which took place at the Public Protector House in Pretoria on Monday.

The meeting discussed, among other issues the general work of the Public Protector, the status of implementation of the remedial action and that of funding for the office.

The parties also discussed the issue of ethical governance and possibilities for collaboration in engaging a culture of ethical governance across all levels of the public sector governance.

The SACC further committed to have regular contacts and dialogue with the Public Protector on restorative justice and the role the office could play in this regard.

Speaking at the same meeting, the Public Protector appreciated the inputs of the council and the opportunity for collaboration, including on public awareness on the role of Chapter 9 institutions.

The council also pledged its support the office, other Chapter 9 institutions, promotion of ethical governance in all aspects of the public service sector and the culture of implementation of the Public Protector remedial action.

Issued by:

Kgalalelo Masibi
Spokesperson: Public Protector of the Republic of South Africa
Tel: (012) 366 7069
Cell: 079 507 0399

Published Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2011