Anyone found guilty of wrongdoing at Eskom must go - Mabuza

The deputy president said there were a number of investigations into corruption and racist allegations at Eskom, and these must be finalised.

On Thursday 3 September 2020, Deputy President David Mabuza took questions in the national council of provinces, his first appearance in Parliament after a lengthy bout of ill-health. Picture: @DDMabuza/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - Deputy President David Mabuza said anyone found to have acted irregularly at Eskom should be expelled from the entity.

The deputy president said there were a number of investigations into corruption and racist allegations at Eskom, and these must be finalised.

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Mabuza was answering questions from the National Council of Provinces on Thursday on a number of issues from Eskom to the vaccine rollout.

He said he had been continuously briefed about corruption cases that were being investigated at Eskom.

Mabuza warned against jumping the gun, saying those found guilty would be dealt with.

“Anyone found to be on the wrong side will be investigated, suspended and finally expelled from Eskom. But let us not jump the gun, let’s follow the process.”

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Mabuza also called on political parties to not racialise the corruption at Eskom while promising to get to the bottom of all allegations.

“There are allegations levelled against a number of people in Eskom, and I can tell you that we’re going to dig right to the bottom of these allegations.”

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