Protector wields big broom at ConHill over sneaky cleaning tender
Not only does she lash the dodgy company, Mkhwebane orders entire bid evaluation committee be disciplined
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has recommended that disciplinary action be taken against Constitutional Hill Company’s (ConHill) entire bid evaluation committee for allegedly irregularly awarding an R8.87m contract.
This comes after Mkhwebane found that ConHill irregularly awarded a three-year cleaning tender to Rabbi Solutions PTY Ltd, a company with four months’ experience instead of the five years required according to the request for quotations (RFQ) tender documents.
But the Economic Development Department has denied this in a statement to Sunday Times Daily, saying the tender documents did not stipulate the years of experience required, and based on this the protector's report could be challenged...