‘Masisi never awarded tender to his siblings’

Boitumelo Phadi
Boitumelo Phadi

With President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s nephew, Olebile Pilane and sister, Boitumelo Phadi-Mmutle currently embroiled in a legal tussle over a P549.6 million water tender, Vice President Slumber Tsogwane says Masisi has always denied awarding tender to his sister or siblings.

“Masisi had indicated that any suspicion, knowledge, or information of corruption by any citizen, including his family members, should be reported to the established institutions.

In the same vein, Masisi has always and continues to deny knowledge of or participation in corrupt practices of award of tender to his sister,” he said.

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