'BPOPF was advised on CMB contract'

Carter Morupisi PIC: KENEDY RAMOKONE
Carter Morupisi PIC: KENEDY RAMOKONE

Former Legal Service Advisor for Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF), Musa Nleya has admitted that he did not advise former Permanent Secretary to the President  (PSP) Carter Morupisi, as he did not owe him any duty to do so.

Nleya, who is one of the key witnesses in the Morupisi trial, said he was present during the signing of the BPOPF and Capital Management Botswana (CMB) contract though he knew it was wrong for such to have happened.

“I was present at the signing and I did not advise Morupisi because there was no board, it had been dissolved and there was a court order that he was aware of,” he said.

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