Malusi Gigaba Disputes Norma Mngoma's Testimony, Downplays Security Threat at Commission

Malusi Gigaba Disputes Norma Mngoma's Testimony, Downplays Security Threat at Commission

- Former Minister Malusi Gigaba says that Norma Mngoma was lying to the State Capture Commission when she gave her testimony about her ex and his connection to the Guptas

- On the subject of a security breach that took place at the Commission, Gigaba downplayed the situation on social media

- Gigaba and Mngoma are expected to appear before the Commission of Inquiry on Friday to give further testimony

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Former Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba insists that his estranged wife Norma Mngoma is just a bitter woman who's going through a divorce. Gigaba said that Norma is lying about everything and he denied ever having meetings with the Gupta family.

The pair are expected at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry on Friday, according to a report by eNCA. Malusi Gigaba has downplayed the security threat that disturbed the State Capture Commission and forced adjournment of the testimony on Thursday.

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Malusi Gigaba disputes Norma Mngoma's testimony, downplays security threat at commission
Malusi Gigaba says that Norma Mngoma is lying and he didn't meet up with the Guptas. Image: @CapricornFMNews, @soultrainer85
Source: Twitter

According to TimesLIVE, just before 7pm, a note was handed to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo during the inquiry and he left to take a short break. When he returned, he said that the meeting had to come to a close because of security concerns.

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Mngoma took to social media to say that she was in safe hands and thanked the SAPS later that evening.

"I want to thank the SAPS for protecting me. I can’t say much about what happened but I want to assure everyone I’m in safe hands," she said.

Gigaba tweeted about the incident and alluded to the whole matter being performative and blown out of proportion.

“All I know is that the ‘key witness’ they were desperately trying to hype up with this stunt," he said.

In other political news, Briefly News previously reported that Fikile Mbalula blocked Mmusi Maimane on social media.

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Former Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane discovered that his African National Congress counterpart, Fikile Mbalula, clicked the block button on him.

The Mzansi Minister of Transport seems to have had enough of having a friend on the opposing bench and decided to distance himself from the OneSA Movement leader.

Mbalula’s move has caught the attention of Mzansi's social networkers and many have called the man, also known as ‘Mr Fix It’, "childish".

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