Mr Nelson Themba Godi

National Assembly

Nelson Themba Godi

About Nelson Themba Godi

Mr Godi was born 10 August 1966 in a village called Matsabana, near Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga. He is one of the founding members of the African People’s Convention (APC) that was established in 2007. He joined the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) while studying teaching at the University of the North (now known as the University of Limpopo). He has served as ordinary member and a leader before forming the APC in 2007. He practiced teaching until 2000, when he became a fulltime organiser for the APC. Mr Godi became a Member of Parliament in 2004 and sat in Portfolio Committees such as Trade and Industry, Labour, Social Development, and Education. He became the Chairperson for the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) in February 2005.

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2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 39 meetings out of 39

2017 committee attendance as mp

56% attendance rate

Attended 48 meetings out of 85

2016 committee attendance as mp

40% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 52

2015 committee attendance as mp

30% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 64

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

45% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 31

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  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Dwarsloop, Phase 2 Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Dwarsloop, Mpumalanga Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Dwarsloop Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Dwarsloop Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bushbuckridge Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Bushbuckridge Normal House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Dwarsloop Normal House

Committee appearances

  • Municipalities owing Eskom debt: Inter-Ministerial Task Team report 14 Jun 2018

    The Chairperson remarked that there were industrial challenges at Eskom and the Committee did not wish to hear from junior officials, rather from senior officials and decision makers. He noted that the Committee had met the previous day with 10 municipalities to hear their side of the argument.
  • Eskom debt: hearing with municipalities 13 Jun 2018

    The Chairperson welcomed everyone and indicated the meeting was pursuant to a previous Committee engagement with Eskom to which the entity’s challenges were discussed extensively. Part of the challenges which were identified was of unpaid bills by municipalities. Therefore, the Committee would want to hear from the municipalities about ...
  • SITA deviations and expansions: hearing 12 Jun 2018

    The Chairperson remarked that the purpose of the meeting was to understand SITA’s use of deviations and expansions which had appeared to have become the norm in government bodies, and to satisfy SCOPA that SITA was not abusing the system. Apologies were received from the CEO who was incapacitated ...
  • Department of Defence deviations and expansions: hearing 12 Jun 2018

    The Chairperson welcomed everyone and indicated that the Committee had noticed that the special dispensation on deviations, which should cater for emergencies and exceptional circumstances was actually becoming a new normal in departments. There was thus need for firm and decisive action around it. The purpose of the engagement was ...
  • Department of Public Works (DPW) deviations & expansions: hearing 7 Jun 2018

    The Chairperson said the hearing was going to deal with issues around deviations and expansions. In February, the former Finance Minister had talked about the issue in his speech. It arose from the Committee’s engagement with National Treasury (NT) last year around the use of expansions and deviations, to ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

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Plenary appearances

All Plenary Appearances