EXCLUSIVE: More Eskom bosses suspended over Trillian deals, say sources
Eskom’s head of procurement, Edwin Mabelane, and the acting commercial GM, Charles Kalima, were suspended this week over irregularities
Eskom has issued suspension letters to at least two more senior officials since the suspension of chief financial officer Anoj Singh, according to senior sources. The sources told Business Day that Eskom’s head of procurement, Edwin Mabelane, and the acting commercial GM, Charles Kalima, were suspended this week over irregularities related to deals with financial advisory company Trillian and state Chinese company Dongfang. Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said on Monday that "unfortunately we are not in a position to confirm or deny these allegations because Eskom generally does not share employer-employee contractual matters with third parties unless it is by mutual consent". Mabelane declined to answer questions about the allegations and Kalima did not respond to text messages.It is understood that disciplinary proceedings are under way against two more senior officials implicated in the deals, although this could not be immediately confirmed. Business Day previously reported that T...
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