Former Eskom CEO, Tshediso Matona

CAPE TOWN - Former Eskom CEO, Tshediso Matona, today, told the Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee that the board members were fighting over procurement issues when he took office in October 2014.

Matona told MPs that Eskom was faced with financial and operational problems as neglected power plants were breaking down.

"Matona was suspended five months later by the board that had been overhauled by newly appointed Minister Lynne Brown in December 2014," msn money reported.

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"The suspension came as a complete shock, particularly the suspension by a board that had just only taken office," said Matona.

Former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe has complained that the inquiry process has been unfair as he has not been afforded a chance to state his side.

"My concern is that they are going ahead with the inquiry and they have not indicated when they will call me. I haven’t even seen the terms of reference‚" Molefe said on Monday, Times Live reported.

-BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE