Parliamentary Question: dha: Tenders


Mr A P van der Westhuizen (DA) to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:
(1) (a) Which potential suppliers submitted tenders in response to the Who am I Online? project bid and (b) for what amount in each case;

(2) (a) what are the names of the persons who served on the (i) Bid Evaluation and (ii) Bid Abjudication Committee and (b) in what capacity was each specified person appointed in each case;
(3) whether any of the members of the specified committees had been brought in as independent experts, if so, in each case, (a) which members and (b) who nominated each specified person as an independent expert in each case?


(1)(a)&(b) The only information available to the Department of Home Affairs is the bid made by GijimaAst for R1,899 billion. The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) is in possession of all other tender related information in respect of the Who am I Online? Project. It is suggested that the Honourable Member directs this question to the Minister of Public Service and Administration, Mr R M Baloyi, MP, to obtain the relevant information.
(2)(a)&(b) The following officials from the Department of Home Affairs:

Mr Coltraine Nyati Project Manager (Who am I Online)

Ms Tintswalo Shilowa Director: Business Systems Management

Mr Adolphus Madonsela Information Services Financial Advisor

Mr Des Arthur Acting Chief Director: Information Services Governance

Mr Colin Gelderblom Immigration Services Branch

Mr Thomas Sigama Civic Services Branch

Mr Kgabo Hlahla DDG: Information Services

Mr Pat Nkambule Chief Financial Officer

SITA representatives also formed part of the Committee.
3(a)&(b) No. There were no independent experts serving on the Bid Adjudication Committee.