Public Protector to probe Molefe's R30m pension payout

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Brian Molefe. (City Press)
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Johannesburg - Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has agreed to probe the decision that led to a R30m golden handshake for former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe.

The Public Protector confirmed in a letter that she would take up the investigation, but merge it with two other complaints.

Public Protector spokesperson Cleopatra Mosana told Fin24 the Public Protector would be probing the role of Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown, as well as the Eskom board's role in the saga.

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