Mr Sakhumzi Stoffels Somyo

National Assembly

Formerly: Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature

Sakhumzi Stoffels Somyo

About Sakhumzi Stoffels Somyo

Mr Somyo was born in 1960. He previously served in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature as a member of the following committees: Corporate Governance and Traditional Affairs; Public Works; and Health (2011-2017).

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 10

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 30

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Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Committee appearances

  • SAA outstanding matters: update 19 Feb 2020

    Mr S Somyo (ANC) was guided by the presentation made that was based on the Companies Act. When the Minister’s team applied on the basis of section 150 that the business rescue practitioner sought to develop a plan that had to be published. His basic interest was in seeing ...
  • ESKOM Update on SCOPA recommendations following oversight visit 18 Feb 2020

    Mr S Somyo (ANC) agreed that the board was wrong and its absence was unacceptable. The oversight visit had ended with a meeting with the board and so the board was part of the oversight visit. The board remained accountable. It was not acceptable that the board was not at ...
  • PRASA financial management and regression: follow-up meeting with Minister & Department of Transport 5 Feb 2020

    Mr S Somyo (ANC) appreciated the presentation generally but he was concerned about the appointment of the Administrator for only one year. The Administrator had spoken of restructuring of the capex budget, probably for liquidity purposes. In the nature of things, where would that take him as he was robbing ...
  • Department of Public Works on plan to address ESKOM debt, with Minister 4 Feb 2020

    Mr S Somyo (ANC) said the problem which DPWI is facing is a huge one and if they continue in this vein the bank overdraft will get to a point where Public Works cannot handle it. Also it is important to look at the types of communities where services are ...
  • Threats and intimidation against auditors during recent MFMA audits: AGSA briefing 4 Dec 2019

    The Chairperson stated that the Auditor-General would be giving a report on incidences of intimidation, bribery and violence that had caused instability during the recent municipal audit process. In Nelson Mandela Bay, the audit team had to leave because they were afraid of the atmosphere of violence, especially when SMMEs ...

All Committee Appearances


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Plenary appearances

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