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Opinion: People at the top clearly don't give a damn, says Redi Tlhabi

12 May 2017 4:15 PM

Presenter Redi Tlhabi says that government officials have reached a new level of brazenness after Brian Molefe's return to Eskom.

Presenter Redi Tlhabi says that government officials have reached an appalling level of brazenness, following the announcement that Brian Molefe will be reinstated as Eskom CEO.

Read: Brian Molefe to return to Eskom helm on Monday

It is clear that the people at the top have reached a point where they just don't give a damn... They are going to do it anyway.

Redi Tlhabi, 702's Afternoon Drive presenter

The Afternoon Drive host says the concern surrounding Molefe's return is not about his competency or labour rights.

Also read: Babes we Guptas seconded back to Eskom by Saxonwold shebeen - Eusebius

The issue is that Molefe has yet to clear his name after the controversy of the state capture report, she explains.

Molefe didn't just resign from Eskom. It was in the context of a damning Public Protector report and him subsequently saying that he wants to resign in the interest of good governance and him clearing his name. Have those two things happened? They haven't.

Redi Tlhabi, 702's Afternoon Drive presenter

Tlhabi raised several other red flags in the saga.

Take a listen to her perspective:


12 May 2017 4:15 PM