Masisi relatives' tender trial begins


Secrets are expected to tumble out of the bag for all the world to know tomorrow as trial begins in an ugly tender war pitting President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s family members against each other.

At the High Court tomorrow, the President’s nephew Olebile Pilane will take the stand to give oral evidence in a case in which he has dragged his aunt and Masisi's sister, Boitumelo Mmutle-Phadi and their business associates to court over a P550 million water tender.

Pilane, in the case, accuses his aunt and their business associates of ousting him from a company he formed and a tender he bid for. The company, which the relatives own, won a joint bid with Tianyuan Construction (Tianyuan) for the construction of the Goodhope Sub-District Water Supply Scheme 2.2 contract for P549,699,654.70.

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