- Andile Ramaphosa maintains he was involved in no wrongdoing with Bosasa
- He says the money he received from the company was not a gift or bribe
- However, he admitted that he acted without due diligience, considering his father's position as president
Cyril Ramaphosa's son, Andile, son claims that there was nothing shady or unlawful about his dealings with Bosasa.
He made the remarks after allegations that he received R2 million from the corruption-linked company.
Andile was also implicated by Angelo Agrizzi during Agrizzi's testimony before the Zondo Commission.
Andile has admitted to doing business with Bosasa, but maintains that he was not involved in any wrongdoing, Briefly.co.za has gathered. He made the remarks in a video he shared on Twitter over the weekend.
He has said that the R2 million he received from Bosasa was put to use by his company, Blue Crane.
However, he emphasised that the payment was not a "gift or favour", but rather payment for services rendered to Bosasa. These included providing solar-power installations and fibre networks.
Nevertheless, he went on to admit that he and his company and not acted with proper diligence regarding the transaction, in light of of his father's position as the president.
"It was a severe oversight on our part," Andile said, according to News24.
DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, slammed Andile Ramaphosa over the weekend. At a campaign event, Maimen said Andile was just like Duduzane Zuma, claiming that both at benefited from their father's positions as president.
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