Public Protector reveals BOSASA findings: Ramaphosa lied to Parliament

Public Protector reveals BOSASA findings: Ramaphosa lied to Parliament

Public Protector has found President Cyril Ramaphosa deliberately misled Parliament in relation to his BOSASA donation.

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The findings of Busisiwe Mkhwebane have been released today, finding Ramaphosa had lied to Parliament.

In 2018, Ramaphosa had responded to questions on the matter, claiming that the funds in question had been paid to his son, Andile Ramaphosa, for services rendered.

The president later retracted his comment, issuing a correction in this effect to Parliament.

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The Public Protector has not only found Ramaphosa had misled Parliament but that he had improperly exposed himself in a situation involving a conflict of interest, reports EWN.

Mkhwebane has now released findings that there was an improper relationship between the president and his family and BOSASA.

The Public Protector found that the way the R500 000 was paid into the president's campaign account raised suspicion of money laundering. This aspect has been referred to authorities for further investigation.

The National Assembly Speaker has now been ordered to demand that Ramaphosa discloses all donations made to his campaign.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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