Public Protector officials axed 'because of FSCA investigation' and 'to settle scores'

- | 3 months ago

The Public Protector's suspension of four high-ranking officials and its axing of CEO Basani Baloyi was seemingly over a Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) report that is being taken on judicial review.

Even though Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane told the SABC that three of the officials were suspended for sabotaging investigations, former senior investigator for quality assurance, Isaac Matlawe told News24 that they were targeted for other reasons. Matlawe said Sekele and Mogaladi were being punished for being close to former Public Protector Lawrence Mushwana.

"Mkhwebane is hell bent on settling scores from the Mushwana era.

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