Phumelela will take up fight

PHUMELELA has received the Public Protector’s report regarding the corporatisation of the thoroughbred horseracing industry.

The company has been advised to apply to the High Court to have the report reviewed and set aside. This application is being prepared by Phumelela’s legal representatives and will be instituted within the next few weeks.

Public Protector: Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Public Protector: Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

The Public Protector investigated allegations of maladministration and improper conduct and was first made available on 7 May.

According to a Sens-announcement from 8 May, Phumelela had the right to have the Public Protector’s directive, as well as other portions of her report, reviewed.