Nomvula Mokonyane, a serving cabinet minister in South Africa, has just been alleged of abusing her office through connivance with a non official.

The chief whip of the Economic Freedom Fighters Floyd Shivambu alerted the public of the growing sleaze going on in the department, calling on appropriate authorities to weigh in on the matter.

The minister has however put out a rebuttal, stating that the allegations are unfounded and baseless. Accordingly:

“The minister has formally responded to the chief whip of EFF and for public records, the individual referred to is neither in the employ of the department or any of its entities and as such is in no way involved in the operational and decision- making processes of the department

Equally, the minister has declared all her assets and properties as required by the register of members interests and owns no such a property”.

It is expected that a proper and thorough investigation will be carried out to ascertain the true state of things in the department.