Jacob Zuma is the sponsor and chief of corruption in SA - Sipho Pityana

...Thabo Mbeki is one of the greatest leaders South Africa has ever produced... Jacob Zuma is one of the worst leaders the ANC has produced in its entire history...

Sipho Pityana

Jacob Zuma is the “sponsor and chief of corruption in South Africa”, said AngloGold Ashanti Chair Sipho Pityana at the Mining Indaba in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

“Zuma must go. When you are the president who literally laughs off any suggestions that government be held to a higher standard and is in fact the sponsor of corruption,” said Pityana.

He also said that the business community must make more noise about protecting the public purse as National Treasury remains under siege.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield played a clip from The Midday Report.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

The suggestions of state capture have a foundation.

Sipho Pityana

It is about opening the floodgates. Treasury is our last line of defence.

Sipho Pityana

The chaos is not unstoppable!

Sipho Pityana

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