'Where were you Faith Muthambi, what are your credentials?'

The acting director-general of GCIS, Phumla Williams gave her testimony at the Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture at Parktown in Johannesburg.

Breakfast Show Host Bongani Bingwa says Pumla Williams even during the apartheid years, stood her ground.

And for her troubles she wasn't not only tortured, she was imprisoned for a number of years.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

He adds that Williams now holds a masters degree in public administration and is exactly the kind of civil servant we want.

READ:Bongani Bingwa: 'It's time to believe men on their sexual encounters'

He says she is the kind of person who didn't just rely on her struggle credentials but was qualified to do the job that she does.

What thanks did she get?

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

At all costs, she tried to steal, those are the words that Pumla Williams used.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

And I want to ask the question, where were you Faith Mutambi; what are your credentials?

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

What did you do but try to line up your pockets as you flew your friends, your families to listen to you give budget speeches in Cape Town?

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

What did you do to this woman? And you know what the shame of it all is; do you know what the real shame is?

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

She remains a Member of Parliament.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show Host

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