Allegations of bribery by Interim Chairman false – Eskom

Zethembe Khoza says he has not met or ever spoken to minister Bongani Bongo

Eskom’s Interim Chairman rejects the allegations that he tried to bribe a Member of Parliament

27 November 2017

Eskom’s Interim Chairman Zethembe Khoza rejects with contempt the allegations that he had instructed the then ordinary ANC MP Mr Bongani Bongo to offer parliamentary inquiry evidence leader Advocate Ntuthuzelo Vanara a bribe to collapse the investigation into the alleged capture of Eskom.

“I have never spoken to Mr Bongo, and I have never met him,” said Mr Khoza. He added that Eskom supported the parliamentary inquiry, and that Eskom had previously written to the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises expressing its willingness to give evidence before the committee once the process got underway.

“I have absolutely no reason why I, or Eskom, would want to collapse the inquiry when we have been calling for such a legally-constituted platform so that we can place facts before the committee.”

Issued by Eskom Media Desk, 27 November 2017