A recent report claims that Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and Deputy Minister of State Security Zizi Kodwa benefitted financially from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s CR17 campaign for the ANC presidency.
A report by City Press claims that two ministers scored from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s CR17 campaign for the ANC presidency - Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, and Deputy Minister of State Security, Zizi Kodwa.
According to the report, both of them received R40 000 each, as allegedly indicated by leaked bank statements.
The payments to the ministers were made on the same date, along with a similar amount made to a man named Jama Mchunu, reports The Citizen.
There is believed to be displeasure among some of the people who paid to lobby for the president's campaign after details were leaked that showed a big difference in how much others were paid.
The campaign has been shrouded in controversy for a long time, and despite previously denying that he knew who his campaign funders were, leaked emails have shown that Ramaphosa was fully aware of who was on the list of donors.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Kodwa denies receiving any money from the campaign and Mbalula didn't want to comment.
However, it is expected that the fingered ministers will have more to say on the accusation in the coming week.
The following tweet reflects the general vibe with which the claims are taken by Mzansi:
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