Mazibuko on Ramaphosa's CR17 BOSASA donation: 'I believed him'

Mazibuko on Ramaphosa's CR17 BOSASA donation: 'I believed him'

Lindiwe Mazibuko, former parliamentary leader for the Democratic Alliance, has weighed in on President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 scandal. Mazibuko says that she believed the president when he said he wasn't aware of the BOSASA donation, but the politician feels that it just isn't enough.

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Lindiwe Mazibuko has joined the debate around President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.

The former DA parliamentary leader says she is intrigued to hear what the outcome of the investigation will be, denouncing the fact that the internal campaign warranted half a billion Rand to contest.

Mazibuko feels that leaders like Ramaphosa have a duty to know who is funding their endeavours and should be able to account for every penny, reports TimesLIVE.

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Briefly.co.za reported that Ramaphosa had received backlash after failing to account for a donation from the infamous BOSASA group while in Parliament.

Mazibuko revealed that she did indeed believe that the president had not known about the funds:

"On a personal level, I happen to believe him when he says he did not know about Bosasa. He did come clean in the Parliament and said it very clearly, but I don't think it is enough."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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