- Ace Magashule says his office is under siege
- He claims that there have been attempts to undermine him, although he did not say who he thought was behind it
- This comes after allegations in Pieter-Louis Myburgh's book that Magashule was involve in bribery and corruption
ANC Secretary-General, Ace Magashule, claims that his office at ANC headquarters, Luthuli House, is under attack.
He says this was why Jessie Duarte's social media accounts were hacked. He also says that one of his employees was poisoned.
Magashule claims this is part of an attempt to undermine the office of the Secretary-General.
This is not Magashule's first claim in recent weeks of being the victim of a conspiracy. He also says that Pieter-Louis Myburgh's new book, which implicates Magashule in extensive corruption, is a baseless attempt at damaging his reputation.
Now, Magashule says "there is machinery against us", referring to his office, Briefly.co.za has gathered.
He also confirmed that his Chris Ackeer, one of Magashule's staff members, was admitted to hospital after being poisoned. He is the second person with ties to Magashule to have said to have been poisoned, following the fatal 2017 poisoning of the head of the Free State Department of Police, Safety and Transport, Sandile Msibi.
However, Magashule did not identify by name any individuals that he suspected were behind the alleged attacks on his office, according to IOL.
This comes in the wake of the ANC's retraction of its public defence of Magashule. The party said Magashule would have to deal with the corruption allegations against him on his own.
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