Masisi denies NPF presidential immunity waiver

President Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
President Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

President Mokgweetsi Masisi denied reports on Tuesday night that he intends to waive his presidential immunity on the judicial process of the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) looting.

“This thing ya gore I am going to lift my presidential immunity to testify in court, I read about.  Nna I have pledged my innocence with respect to taking any money from NPF, or any such allegation,” Masisi said at a press conference at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.

Masisi was presenting to the media his wrap-up of his AU Summit trip just after landing at the Gaborone airport from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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