Old Mutual and Trevor Manuel are victimising Peter Moyo - Advocate Dali Mpofu

FILE: Trevor Manuel at a World Economic Forum meeting. Picture: World Economic Forum.

It’s a fight to the death! Who will see their reputation trashed? Because that’s the only outcome here.

Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show

Old Mutual on Thursday declined an offer to settle the case with its former CEO Peter Moyo, before making its arguments.

Judge Brian Mashilo proposed the settlement and gave both parties 15 minutes to consider it.

However, the two sides failed to agree.

Moyo’s lawyer, Advocate Dali Mpofu, said Old Mutual is victimising his client and that its Chairperson Trevor Manuel is “gunning for him”.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed TJ Strydom, a journalist at Business Day and author of Christo Wiese’s biography.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

It’s very clear that for Old Mutual, this notion of Moyo being a whistle-blower, is just not valid… This is the way Moyo’s legal team is casting everything…

TJ Strydom, journalist - Business Day

Moyo wants reinstatement… it [his fight for reinstatement] could take as long as his tenure at Old Mutual would’ve been…

TJ Strydom, journalist - Business Day

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