Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says President Cyril Ramaphosa must take action against Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba for lying under oath. Courtesy #DStv403.
JOHANNESBURG - The Public Protector has found Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba telling lies under oath is a breach of the Executive Ethics Code and Parliament code.
Busisiwe Mkhwebane said he also violated the constitution.
She found that Gigaba lied in court during the Fireblade Aviation vs Minister Gigaba case, violated the constitution, the executive Ethics Code and Parliament code of ethics.
On Tuesday, Nicky Oppenheimer and his son‚ Jonathan appeared in Parliament to explain how their company came to operate a private terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.
The High Court in Pretoria ruled late last year that the aviation company could operate the private international terminal.
This, despite objections lodged in 2016 by Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Gigaba denied ever granting the company permission to run a private immigration terminal.
Mkhwebane has recommended President Cyril Ramaphosa take appropriate action against Gigaba.