Vavi believes he'll keep his job

2013-03-04 10:17
Zwelinzima Vavi (Picture: Sapa)

Zwelinzima Vavi (Picture: Sapa)

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Johannesburg - Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is not concerned about the possibility of losing his job, amid allegations of corruption, it was reported on Monday.

"No, I'm not worried about that. I don't think that is a possibility at all," Vavi told SABC radio when asked whether he was worried about not finishing his term.

The Mail & Guardian reported on Friday that the Cosatu's central executive committee had called for an investigation into Vavi for alleged corruption relating to the acquisition of its new headquarters.

"I've already offered to anyone to come forward with proof of that and nobody will have to wait for any process.... My conscience would tell me to leave at that point," Vavi said.

He had no doubt the allegations emanated from within Cosatu, but was unhappy that high-ranking officials had gone to the media.

"How could you have leadership that are happy to be sources to newspapers?" he asked.

"The allegations must be made.... There are details on the selling of that building that I'm willing to engage with," he said.

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