Gordhan says he was unaware of Nene's meetings with the Gupta family


- fin24.com | 7 months ago

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has distanced himself from former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene’s meetings with the Gupta family, repeating that he had never arranged or agreed to meetings with the Guptas himself but had encountered them at public events.

 This is contained in a written reply to a question from Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd Shivambu. Nene’s failure to fully disclose and declare the meetings led to his resignation as minister in October 2018.

He was replaced by Tito Mboweni.

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