Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson personally gave former president Jacob Zuma a bag with R300,000 cash in it and also approached him to have the investigation into the company’s contracts with the department of correctional services "shut down". This is according to former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi, who has been testifying for eight days at the state capture commission on widespread bribery and corruption relating to the firm’s multibillion-rand contracts with the government. This was not the first time the commission heard about Watson’s relationship with the former president. Last week, Agrizzi told deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, who chairs the commission, that Watson was able to tell Zuma "what to do". Agrizzi told the commission on Monday that the first time Watson was introduced to Zuma was when he was elected ANC president, but was not yet president of the country. The second introduction was made by former SAA chair Dudu Myeni, once he had become president of the country. Agrizzi ...

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