FORMER Eskom acting CEO Collin Matjila was appointed to the post last year despite a forensic audit commissioned by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) implicating him in irregularities.The forensic report by auditing firm SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG) will be discussed at a special sitting of Cosatu’s central executive committee this month, federation president Sdumo Dlamini said on Thursday.The report was finalised in February last year and Mr Matjila — who was CEO of Cosatu’s investment arm, Kopano Ke Matla — was appointed to Eskom a month later.In April it emerged that Mr Matjila was not the first choice for the interim CEO position, but the board opted for him after then public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba rejected its preferred candidate.The executive will decide on the action to be taken against those implicated in the report.The report is also critical of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, but its findings against Mr Matjila are more severe.The repor...

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