Vytjie Mentor Challenges Zuma To A Public Debate On State Capture


While the new newly appointed Public Protector gets started with the investigation of the controversial state capture, Vytjie Mentor challenges President Jacob Zuma to engage in a public debate to prove he is free from the alleged capture of state-owned enterprises.

Vytjie Mentor, who was a former African National Congress (ANC) MP dared President Jacob Zuma to a public debate on state capture, saying she is not “scared” of his lies and delay tactics regarding outgoing Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela’s state capture probe.

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The former MP took to the social media to say this following a statement from the presidency that orders out-going Public Protector Thuli to agree she would not  continue her investigations until he had been allowed to interrogate key witnesses.

Thuli was given until the end of Tuesday to give a statement of agreement to this.

In the statement, Zuma said not only does he want access to the evidence, but he or his legal representative should be allowed to question the witnesses who appeared in front of the Public Protector.

Meanwhile, Vytjie Mentor in her post on Facebook lashed out on Zuma saying she had revealed everything she knew about him and his “folly” relationship with the Guptas.

Mentor’s Post reads:

Dear Zuma. I spoke to the PP. I revealed things about. You and about your folly relationship with the Guptas through your son. I can go one­-on­-one with you on a publicly televised hearing only AFTER the PP releases her Report, with or without you having responded to the questions she posed to you six months ago. I am NOT scared of you, of your lies, your tricks, your delaying tactics, your attempted intimidation, your harassment, and what you normally do to people. You are a coward that hides behind State power all the time. Where ever have you heard a person thats being investigated by the PP making the silly demands you are making? Power has really ran to your head. I feel sorry for you

BuzzsouthAfrica reported earlier this year that Mentor took to the social media to reveal that was offered a Cabinet position by the Gupta family

This was followed by other prominent individials coming to confirm they were offered jobs by the influential family who are close pals with the President.

President Jacob Zuma on the other hand has written to the Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, requesting her to allow him or his legal representative to question other witnesses, determined by the Public Protector, who have appeared before her.

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Well, if Zuma’s requests is granted, he would be questioning the likes of Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas who publicly claimed that he was offered the job of finance minister by the Guptas before Zuma fired then finance minister Nhlanhla Nene in December and appointed in his place relatively unknown MP Des van Rooyen.

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