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Even if Eskom’s convoluted explanation for Brian Molefe’s return is accepted, it is still unlawful.

That is the crux of a new affidavit filed by the DA’s James Selfe on Friday in response to Eskom’s argument that Molefe in effect never resigned and that reinstating him was simply the easiest way to correct the unlawful “early retirement” pension payout he was given last year.

Eskom this week argued in court papers that Molefe’s R30.1 million pension may have been unlawful, but it was an honest mistake.

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