Ramaphosa reacts to EFF's claim MP got R40 000 from CR17 fund

Ramaphosa reacts to EFF's claim MP got R40 000 from CR17 fund

- The EFF recently confirmed that Tebogo Mokwela scored R40 000 from President Cyril Ramaphosa

- In response to this claim, presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko says she isn't sure what kind of political conspiracy the Red Berets are trying to concoct

- If anything, Ramaphosa giving financial aid to the EFF MP in a time of 'bereavement' proves he is a compassionate person says Diko

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President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign to become the leader of the ANC is back in the spotlight once again.

Briefly.co.za reported that this time the EFF has confirmed Tebogo Mokwela received a R40 000 payment from the president, 'related to a bereavement'.

However, Ramaphosa's spokesperson Khusela Diko is sceptical as to the opposition party's intentions with their statement on the matter, posted to social media.

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Speaking to eNCA, Diko said she wasn't sure what conspiracy the Red Berets were trying to manufacture with the statement.

The fact that Ramaphosa would lend a financial hand to a member of another party during a difficult time, in Diko's opinion at least, proved him to be a compassionate and caring person if the EFF's claim was indeed true.

Diko was also adamant that Ramaphosa would not provide explanations for every single payment to the campaign, which managed to raise almost R1 billion.

The EFF claims that the payment proved that Ramaphosa was directly involved in the accounts used to fund his CR17 campaign.

Diko insists that the alleged incident failed to prove he did anything more than request a payment to be made and not necessarily that he was involved in each and every payment.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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