Former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko says that the findings and evidence of Chief Justice Raymond Zondo in the latest instalment of the State Capture report which involve Eskom, are inconsistent.
Koko added that he is looking at taking the report on judicial review after it found he was an integral component of the Gupta family’s strategy to capture Eskom.
The report also recommended that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) should investigate Koko with a view to possibly instituting prosecutions for violating the Public Finance Management Act, as well as for fraud and corruption.
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Koko says another option he has is waiting on the NPA.
“I don’t want to be caught up in two court processes on the matter, and I sincerely hope that the NPA will do their work urgently. There’s a paragraph in the report, that says Mr Koko’s affidavit is 173 pages, I did not have the time to read it, I only focused on the themes. It makes sense to me when I read it, that he’s missed a lot of evidence that I’ve presented to him,” says Koko.
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