THE ESKOM FILES | From pastor to coal dealer: The many blessings of Eskom exec's lover

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The Eskom Files is an ongoing investigation by News24.
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One of Eskom's most senior executives tried to wangle a contract for his lover and mother of his child to supply building material for the Kusile Power Station in Mpumalanga. The women is a pastor in the Eastern Cape and seemingly had no experience in the construction industry.

Abram Masango, who was group executive for group capital until his suspension in 2018, fathered a child with the Uitenhage woman, whom he sought out for "spiritual guidance".  

According to a Bowmans draft progress report, Masango allegedly used his influence at Eskom to try and arrange contracts for a company where the woman was suddenly appointed director.

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