Collins Letsoalo: Prasa board can't fire me

Dismissed Prasa acting CEO Collins Letsoalo says he has not received any communication from the board about his dismissal following reports that he increased his own salary by 350%.

I'm the acting group CEO of Prasa as far as I understand. The board can't fire me.

CEO Collins Letsoalo, dismissed Prasa acting group CEO

I have never heard a situation where a person is fired because of an article.

CEO Collins Letsoalo, dismissed Prasa acting group CEO

Remember I'm not fired. They said they have terminated my secondment. So, I must go back to my old position.

CEO Collins Letsoalo, dismissed Prasa acting group CEO

I'm saying I was seconded by the minister and in terms of public service regulations. It's only the minister that can terminate my contract.

CEO Collins Letsoalo, dismissed Prasa acting group CEO

Yesterday Prasa board chairperson, Popo Molefe, explained that Letsoalo broke the company policy which provides up to 12% salary increase for the acting CEO.

Listen to the full interview with Collins Letsoalo below...

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