SSA repurposed to advance factional political ends: Mufamadi

JOHANNESBURG - Former minister Sydney Mufamadi says the State Security Agency was allegedly abused while Jacob Zuma was president.

He says the agency was repurposed to advance factional political ends.

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Mufamadi led the High-Level Review Panel into the SSA, established by President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2018 and he's been detailing its findings at the State Capture Inquiry.

"[The special operations] unit was a law unto itself, that is relative to the management structures of the SSA because they were following the reporting line, from what we were told," he said.


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