CAPE TOWN - Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba came before the Public Enterprises committee on state capture on Tuesday.
Gigaba started his testimony saying he would try to be as honest as possible to account for his time as the Public Enterprises minister between 2010 and 2014.
When grilled about his relationship with former South African president, Jacob Zuma, Gigaba maintained that he was not favoured by Zuma.
Currently trending on Twitter is the #EskomInquiry and #Gigaba
Here is what South Africans had to say about Gigaba on Twitter:
“I gave the Guptas citizenship by way of neutralization for their contribution to our economy” Gigaba, June 2017 written reply to parliament.
“Mr Ajay Gupta is not a SA citizen. He is a permanent resident because he did not renounce Indian Citizenship” Gigaba, March 2018. pic.twitter.com/QldVpNsxaV
Wait. #Gigaba says #Guptas are not South African citizens. How did Eskom buy them #Optimum with our money?
How did they manage to draft #MiningCharter?
How did they qualify for BEE status?
How did they hire&fire cabinet ministers?
How did they run Govt communications?#Gupta pic.twitter.com/0BHheBfcyC
Gigaba said he doesn't care whether Marshall offends him or not, then enters Shivambu & Gigaba answers like: that's rubbish that's rubbish 😂 pic.twitter.com/ZROnd6YM2V
Gigaba right now pic.twitter.com/G8EHqJCWGp
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