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Angry Eastern Cape MPLs lashed out at housing and local government MEC Sam Kwelita for failing to attend a meeting on Friday.
Asked about his whereabouts, ANC chief whip Sicelo Gqobana said when he called Kwelita on Friday, the MEC said his department was unable to deal with its own 2006-07 yearly report.
He said Kwelita was required to give a political overview of the report.
MPLs from various political parties lambasted Kwelita for not taking the housing and local government committee seriously.
ANC MPL Phumzile Mnguni said he was not sure departmental officials knew the role of the legislature. He said they believed MPLs were bothersome in their grilling of them. - Thozi Manyisana