Mr Nyiko Floyd Shivambu

National Assembly

Nyiko Floyd Shivambu

About Nyiko Floyd Shivambu

Floyd Shivamby is the current Chief Whip and the Deputy President of the EFF. Born in Malamulele, Limpopo Province and a resident of Gauteng Province since 2002, Floyd Shivambu is a political activist, revolutionary, Freedom Charter Defender, writer, blogger, Publisher, and was a Spokesperson (2008 to 2012) for the ANC Youth League and member of its National Executive and Working Committees (2008 to 2012).

He was a student leader at Wits University (SRC President between 2004 and 2005), National Coordinator of the process that led to the launch of the South African Union of Students. Shivambu served in the National Executive of SASCO, National Committee of the Young Communist League and in the National Executive Committee and National Working Committee of the ANC Youth League.

He also served as a member of the African National Congress’ Economic Transformation and Communications NEC sub-committees. As President of the Students’ Representative Council at Wits University, he served in its Council and Senate (2004 and 2005), was a Students Representative in the Joint Initiative for Priority Skills Acquisition (JIPSA) chaired by RSA Deputy President Mlambo Ngcuka (2006 to 2007) and Board Member of the National Students’ Financial Aid Scheme between 2008 and 2012. (source:

2018 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 34 meetings out of 38

2017 committee attendance as mp

34% attendance rate

Attended 44 meetings out of 129

2016 committee attendance as mp

21% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 141

2015 committee attendance as mp

20% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 137

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

33% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 63

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

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DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Committee appearances

  • VBS Mutual Bank 7 Nov 2018

    The Chairperson welcomed everyone and indicated the Committee would want to know what happened at VBS Mutual bank. The Committee also wanted to know why, according to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the bank could not be saved. He indicated Mr F Shivambu (EFF) had sent a letter questioning ...
  • Section 25 review of Constitution: oral presentations 25 Oct 2018

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) asked if the Forum supports that land should be expropriated without compensation.
  • 2018 MTBPS: Minister of Finance briefing 25 Oct 2018

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) said there must be a review of State functions. Government’s over-reliance on external service providers and sole focus on procurement should be looked into. What informs the supposition that an above 60% debt to GDP ratio would lead to IMF’s intervention? It appears some ...
  • IRBA 2017/18 Annual Report 9 Oct 2018

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) said audit firms were a big problem as they legitimated corruption. However, nothing was being done by IRBA as a regulatory body. He suspected regulatory bodies were captured by the audit firms. This had to be looked into as there were reasonable grounds for such suspicions ...
  • Section 25 of the Constitution: presentation by Service Providers on Report on Written Submissions 13 Sep 2018

    Mr F Shivambu (EFF) aligned himself with the view that the documents should be formerly tabled and discussed at another meeting. The matter should be postponed, and the Committee should also have time frames in place.

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 8 Oct 2018

    What process did the SA Reserve Bank follow in order to move clients from VBS Mutual Bank to Nedbank; (2) was a tender to move the clients advertised; if not, what factors were considered for the selection of Nedbank; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) whether the SA ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 7 Aug 2018

    (1)With reference to his reply to question 168 on 24 May 2018, was a tender advertised when a certain person (name furnished) was appointed as a consultant; if not, how was the specified person appointed; if so, on what date was the tender advertised, adjudicated and finalised; (2) on ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 11 Jul 2018

    (1)Did a certain person (name furnished) ever sign any internal memoranda of the National Treasury; if so, (a) in what capacity did the specified person sign, (b) what was the subject of each memorandum signed and (c) who delegated the powers to sign internal documents; (2) whether the specified ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NO451E 4 Mar 2015

    Come back with Hansard. There won't be any withdrawal or any apology.

  • NO451E 4 Mar 2015

    It is a fact we must remind you of. [Interjections.]

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