I confirm Guptas offered me Nene’s job - Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has confirmed through a statement that he was offered the position of Finance Minister following Nhlanhla Nene’s sacking by a member of the Gupta family.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Stephen Grootes, EWN Reporter and Presenter of the Midday Report.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below (also contains the statement by Jonas).

If I was Jacob Zuma I wouldn’t go to Parliament tomorrow!

Stephen Grootes

Jacob Zuma can simply say ‘I appointed the most qualified person. I’m sorry I didn’t consult with you’.

Stephen Grootes

We can’t divorce this from what’s happening with the Hawks and Pravin Gordhan.

Stephen Grootes

Jonas, in a way, says we need to talk about state capture.

Stephen Grootes

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