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SABC boss' lawyers gear up

Lawyers for SABC CFO Gugu Duda are compiling reasons on why she should not be suspended.

SABC offices in Auckland Park. Picture: Eyewitness News.

JOHANNESBURG - The legal team for South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief financial officer is now working on her response to the board's request for reasons of why it should not suspend her.

Gugu Duda confirmed on Wednesday that she had received a letter asking for reasons why she should keep her job.

It is understood the SABC board is worried about problems that cropped up in the companies’ procurement department, which falls under Duda.

Duda has confirmed she is being represented by Advocate Dali Mpofu. 

He is a former CEO of the SABC and is representing the corporation’s head of news Phil Molefe – who has also been suspended.

Molefe was suspended for allegedly giving too much airtime to the ANC factions opposed to President Jacob Zuma, particularly former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

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