‘Zille leaked confidential info’

Comment on this story


Copy of IOL helen zille nov 15

Independent Newspapers

DA leader Helen Zille. File picture: Bheki Radebe

 

Johannesburg - The Presidency on Friday said it took serious exception to Western Cape premier Helen Zille leaking confidential information.

Spokesman Mac Maharaj said Zille leaked information that arose during a confidential consultation between President Jacob Zuma, premiers and the Independent Electoral Commission on Thursday to discuss election preparations.

Maharaj did not specify what Zille leaked.

On Friday morning, Zille said on Twitter: “Election date due to be announced today. This weekend is your last chance to REGISTER to vote. Take charge and bring change and jobs to SA!”

“Ms Zille, as Premier, sits in meetings discussing serious matters of state. She should thus respect confidentiality and not abuse the privilege and trust accorded to her by virtue of her status,” Maharaj said.

“The president hosted the meeting of the IEC and Premiers yesterday at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria, on the sidelines of the Cabinet Lekgotla.”

Zille and her spokesman Cameron Arendse could not immediately be reached for comment. - Sapa


sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

     

Join us on

IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks IOL-Social networks

Business Directory