Spokesperson of the former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe headed commission, John Masuku revealed why the commission of inquiry did not release its final report today.
In an interview with The Mail and Telegraph, Masuku had said the the complete report will be presented today. Masuku said this after the Commission presented an executive summary to Mnangagwa on Thursday. Speaking on Twitter, Masuku said the report will be handed to Mnangagwa and not to the public. He added that only Mnangagwa has prerogative of making report public. Said Masuku:
#CommissionOfInquiry still polishing report.NOT yet presented to @edmnangagwa . Only Executive summary of findings & recommendations of #1AugustInquiry already handed in. Commission within 19 Dec.deadline. Only @edmnangagwa has prerogative of making report public.
The seven member commission was sworn in Mnangagwa on September 19, 2018 and was given three months to come up with a report on the violence that occurred in the Harare on August 1 leading to the death of six civilians.