President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated the ANC and government’s support for the work of the Commission as part of strengthening the country’s democracy .
African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is not at the State Capture Commission to make excuses for the governing party or defend the indefensible.
The ANC President has begun testifying before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.
Ramaphosa’s much anticipated two-part appearance before the Commission is expected to focus on among others his tenure as party deputy president, including his role as the chairperson of the ANC Cadre Deployment Committee.
Commission Chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has thanked Ramaphosa for agreeing to testify in Wednesday’s proceedings.
“Mr President, we are happy that you are here, representing the ruling party. We are happy that the President of the party is the one who comes to give evidence to the commission. I also want to say that your appearance before this commission is not a result of a decision taken recently, it is a decision that was taken in 2018 as you will remember,” says Zondo.