Ramaphosa on state capture: 'I can assure you, we’re going to clean up'

Ramaphosa on state capture: 'I can assure you, we’re going to clean up'

- President Cyril Ramaphosa said government is gearing up to clean up government departments and SEOs

- He said those who have been implicated must be held accountable for their actions

- The president also indicated he was happy with the work being done by the Zondo Commission, tasked to investigate state capture

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Government is gearing up to clean up and reprimand those implicated in state capture, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

The president made this statement as the truth begins to emerge from the state capture commission.

On Tuesday, Ramaphosa addressed a Heads of Mission Conference in Pretoria. There, he urged ambassadors to sell South Africa. He asked them to tell the world the country is open for business.

Meanwhile, the head of the state said he was satisfied with the commission's work so far.

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Ramaphosa said:

“And the Zondo Commission is doing its work wonderfully and I can assure you, we’re going to clean up. Clean up is what we’re going to do.”

The president promised the government will take this implicated to task to correct the wrongs of the past.

Ramaphosa said the government needs to work to correct what has gone wrong. He added those who are implicated in maleficent acts and wrongdoing should be held accountable.

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According to Eyewitness News, the state capture commission, chaired by Deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo, has heard surprising claims about key government departments and state owned entities and the Guptas influence on those.

Briefly.co.za recently reported that former Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, resigned as a Member of Parliament, shortly after stepping down as Minister of Finance.

Nene stepped down as minister only two weeks after he testified at the State Capture Inquiry. He admitted in front of Judge Raymond Zondo's commission that he had been dishonest about his dealings with the Gupta family.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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