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Home Affairs Ministers NO show at Guptas naturalisation briefing

Date: Jun 28, 2017

Home Affairs fuming after former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and his successor Hlengiwe Mkhize are did not show in parliament for the Guptas naturalisation briefing

Committee members of the National Assembly's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs were left fuming  after a no-show by former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and his successor, Hlengiwe Mkhize to explain why the Department had granted the Guptas citizenship after their initial application was denied . 

Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni, who appeared for the Department, told MP's that officials considered the Gupta family's business interests and investments in the country before deciding there were exceptional circumstances for early naturalisation. 

Speaking to Sakina Kamwendo Chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Lemias Mashile says they are satisfied with the information received from Home Affairs Director 

LISTEN to full interview 

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