Get the tissues out for Papa Action, this won't end well - Mantshantsha

Financial Mail deputy editor Sikonathi Mantshantsha says Brian Molefe's return to Eskom is patently illegal and will not end well for the CEO.

Mantshantsha wrote about why Molefe's return to Eskom could end in tears — again.

Read: Gordhan catching Minister Brown in the lies behind Molefe's return - analyst

He points out that the ANC has already slammed Molefe's reappointment and equated Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown justification to perjury.

The minister has already been accused of lying to Parliament, which is perjury.

Sikonathi Mantshantsha, deputy editor at the Financial Mail

Mantshantsha argues that the cloud over Molefe's head has darkened since his return.

Molefe returned to work on Monday last week, to what Mantshantsha says was a staged 'warm welcome'.

Also read: Committee not convinced by Eskom's reasoning

Mantshantsha flagged several inconsistencies made by Brown, Molefe and the Eskom board since his resignation/unpaid leave last year.

Take a listen to his analysis:


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