President Cyril Ramaphosa to testify at State Capture Commission. President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to appear before the state capture commission this morning.
Ramaphosa will be testifying in his capacity as ANC president about his tenure as deputy president of the party and the country.
Evidence leaders are likely to ask the President what he did during his tenure at ANC, when the alleged state capture corruption took place.
Ahead of Ramaphosa’s appearance the State Capture Commission in Braamfontein will be on a shutdown as opposition parties will be picketing outside the commission this morning.
DA John Steenhuisen leads the party’s demonstration, demanding that President Ramaphosa take responsibility for his role in the state capture corruption. The Cope president Mosuioa will also be at the forefront of a picket. Lekota says the President’s testimony is significant for several reasons.
Cyril Ramaphosa testify State Capture Commission appearance comes after the gripping testimony of Norma Mngoma – the estranged wife of former minister Malusi Gigaba. Her explosive testimony included allegations that her husband paid cash for renovations made to the family home in KwaZulu-Natal with money he received from Ajay Gupta.
Mngoma also described Gigaba as someone who did the bidding of the Gupta family and former President Jacob Zuma.
President Ramaphosa is set to be appearing today and tomorrow and again on May 13 and 14.