EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu targeted deputy Reserve Bank governor Kuben Naidoo for attack in parliament on Wednesday. His disparaging remarks about Naidoo, following a briefing by Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago, come on the heels of remarks Naidoo made about the Treasury deputy director-general, Ismail Momoniat, earlier this year. He said Momoniat was undermining African leadership by his continued representation of the Treasury in parliament. Shivambu questioned the capacity in which Naidoo had posted a tweet in the wake of the Momoniat saga. The tweet challenged those who were attacking "Momo" to subject themselves to lifestyle audits and asked what his critics had to hide. "We are MPs and we raise issues [about African leadership] in a parliamentary committee and you think you have some power to attack MPs? He must explain what we are hiding. In what capacity do you make such kind of insinuations and nonsensical allegations?" Shivambu asked. He asked how it was that Nai...

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