- Norma Mngoma opened up at the state capture inquiry about what she knew regarding the former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's ongoing with the Guptas
- Norma made it clear that the Guptas definitely had influence over Malusi's decisions when appointing people
- According to Noma, Malusi and the Guptas appointed people before the appointment process had even taken place
Norma Mngoima, the former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's estranged wife, is trending on social media after she laid down the cold hard truth, or at least her version of the truth, at the state capture inquiry.
Norma told the inquiry all that she knew about her husband’s dealings with the Guptas. She made it known that the Guptas influenced the appointments at state-owned enterprises, despite Malusi denying this in his testimony.
Although the Guptas played a part in appointments, Norma claims that Malusi and Ajay did not always agree and had heated discussions often.
"Most of the time in Transnet, it will be the people that Ajay felt they need to be appointed or need to leave or may restructure, they would just argue about it because Malusi had his own favourites while Ajay had his own.”
Norma went on to say that Malusi already hired someone before the appointment process even started, all that it was, was a formality.
"I remember when he said Brian Damas would be replaced by Brian Molefe at Eskom. I knew that before it even happened. I also knew about Gama even before they were even appointed."
After hearing everything Norma had to say, even EFF leader Julias Malema took to social media to shake his head.
Briefly News previously reported that Nomachule Mngoma, fondly called Norma, and her estranged soon-to-be ex-husband Malusi Gigaba were once a powerful couple but now they have become dangerous foes.
In a candid interview with Briefly News, Norma accused Gigaba of being “childish” by attempting to censor her testimony at the State Capture Commission on Tuesday.
Norma has threatened to thrust Gigaba’s dirty dealings with the controversial Gupta family into the public spotlight. The Guptas, strong allies of former president Jacob Zuma, were allegedly the masterminds behind state capture during Zuma’s presidential tenure.
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