Public Protector Mkhwebane accuses Gigaba of lying under oath

Public Protector Mkhwebane accuses Gigaba of lying under oath

- South Africa's Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, is accused of lying under oath

- Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane found Gigaba lied during the case between him and Fireblade Aviation

- Mkhwebane wants President Ramaphosa to tell her what to do within 20 days

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Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba is accused of lying under oath. Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, now wants President Ramaphosa to advice her on what to do.

According to Mkhwebane, Gigaba's lying under oath breaches the Executive Ethics Code and Parliament code.

Mkhwebane also says that Gigaba violated the constitution, according to a report by eNCA.

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The alleged lying happened when Gigaba testified during the case between him and Fireblade Aviation.

The owners of Fireblade Aviation, Nicky Oppenheimer and his son, Jonathan had to appear in court and explain how it was that they could operate a private terminal at the OR Tambo International Airport.

Gigaba denied giving them permission to do so. In 2017, the Pretoria High Court ruled that Fireblade Aviation may run the terminal.

Mkhwebane gave the president 20 days to tell her what action to should be taken against Gigaba.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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