The Alfred Nzo District Municipality in its special Council today (23 March 2017) has welcomed the SIU proclamation made by President Jacob Zuma in terms of section 2 (1) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996 authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect to the affairs of the Alfred Nzo District Municipality.

The Council resolved in its special seating as follows:-
• To welcome the proclamation made by President Zuma;
• Confirmed that all its functionaries and structures will work together with SIU during the course of the investigation;
• Organise and agree with a communication model during this period;
The Council has further sensitized and appraised its employees in the quest to familiarise them about the contents of the proclamation and implications thereof. Furthermore, the Council further urges communities and stakeholders to allow the law enforcement agencies to do their work without interruptions.
Importantly, the Council further commits to communicate the final outcomes of the investigation to all its stakeholders in order to ensure that proper accountability mechanisms are employed throughout this process.

Alfred Nzo District Municipality is still committed to clean administration and this engagement is viewed on the positive note that which is to restore its dignity.