The inquiry will look into allegations of corruption and malfeasance during the selection of the preferred bidders. The allegations are also subject to litigation in the Pretoria High Court where a losing bidder has taken the Department of Mineral Resources Energy to court after the announcement of the preferred bidders.
Committee chairperson Sahlulele Luzipo said witnesses will be called to give their version of events during the inquiry.
“Although the committee will make the inquiry convenient for people who need to participate, we may still have to subpoena those who refuse to cooperate,” Luzipo said earlier this week.
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