He said the judgement has been very helpful.

“There are lessons to be learned for all of us in government which augur well for governance in the future.

“The Nkandla project brought sharply into focus, the problems within the government supply chain mechanisms.”

He said the gross inflation of prices in the Nkandla project is totally unacceptable and should never have been allowed, hence government is improving procurement measures to prevent any future recurrence.

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