Zuma looking forward to inquiry, relishing the moment even - Lawyer

Zuma looking forward to inquiry, relishing the moment even - Lawyer

Jacob Zuma is looking forward to testifying at the Zondo Commission, according to his legal team. This comes despite the inquiry denying the former president's request to have the questions ahead of time.

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Dan Mantsha, Jacob Zuma's lawyer, says that the former president is looking forward to his appearance at the state capture inquiry.

Mantsha says that his client never refused to appear before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, adding that Zuma is excited to attend and is relishing the moment:

"There has never been any correspondence from us that he does not want to attend. He has always raised his concerns about the impartial [sic] and fairness displayed by the commission, according to his views."

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Briefly.co.za reported that, after weeks of delay, Zuma had finally committed to appear before the commission.

According to Mantsha, the ex-president was within his rights to request the questions, which were meant to facilitate what Zuma intended to say, reports News24.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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