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Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. (Felix Dlangamandla, Netwerk24)
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan. (Felix Dlangamandla, Netwerk24)

In an unprecedented move on Tuesday, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan accused Eskom of state capture while he climbed into Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Eskom chairperson Ben Ngubane.   

Gordhan confirmed to Fin24 that he was now a permanent member of the portfolio committee on public enterprises, and that this was his maiden appearance.

He arrived late, making a surprise appearance into a briefing where the Parliamentary oversight committee questioned Brown and the Eskom board over the reinstatement of Brian Molefe as chief executive.

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