Cyril Ramaphosa challenges Public defender Busisiwe Mkhwebane in court
Pretoria – an imperative application lodged by President Cyril Ramaphosa to possess the implementation of remedial action ordered by Public defender Busisiwe Mkhwebane against him suspended, are detected within the North Gauteng state supreme court on Tuesday.
Earlier this month Mkhwebane found that Ramaphosa had deliberately misled parliament a few R500 000 donations from corruption suspect Gavin Watson, business executive of Bosasa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has distanced himself from the Guptas and Bosasa boss Gavin Watson as allegations of state capture unfold at the commission of inquiry into state capture.
Last week, in an exceedingly elaborate official document given to Deputy justice Raymond Zondo, who chairs the commission, Ramaphosa admitted meeting the Guptas many times however said the exchanges didn’t transcend pleasantries.
“One of them arrived for the meeting and that I suppose it absolutely was Tony Gupta. At this meeting control throughout April 2016, varied problems were mentioned together with the closure of the bank accounts of 1 of their businesses, Oakbay,” declared Ramaphosa within the official document.
In the official document, Ramaphosa conjointly said he has no recollection of meeting either Watson or former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi.
He said in his former company, Molope group, he could have interacted with Bosasa officers at the time as his company was in direct competition with Bosasa however cannot recall meeting Agrizzi.
Ramaphosa said he was conjointly told that Watson and another Bosasa official had attended the marriage of his son, Andile, in Uganda.
Ramaphosa had asked Zondo to unleash his official document publically so as to prevent any speculation of what his proof was.
The deputy justice conjointly desires different former ministers and senior figures within the ANC to return clean on what they apprehend happened throughout state capture.