Manyi would again ask for a Gupta job
JOHANNESBURG—No independent institutions have found the Gupta family guilty of any wrong doing, Progressive Professional Forum( PPF)head Mzwanele“Jimmy” Manyi has said.
Speaking to broadcast er Cape Talk on Monday night, Manyiw as responding to reports at the weekend that he had approached the Gupta family seeking positions for himself and att or neyXo li sw a Mp on gos heat state owned entities.
Two emails sent from Manyi’ s Gmail account to Sahara CEO AshuCh awl a in 2014 show how he mentioned“as discussed with Tony[ Gupta]” and then attached the two CVs.
The emails form part of a huge batch of emails obtained by City Press, News24’ s sister publication. On Monday, Manyi, who is the former government spokesperson, said there was nothing wrong with what he had done, and that if given the chance to do it again, he would.
He said people were so desperate for employment that he would use any opportunity to assist them .“If they say a G up tac an assist, I will givea CV to a Gupta,” Manyi said.
Many is aid the Gupta family had done nothing wrong in the eyes of the country’ s independent institutions and the only reason they were being label led as wrongdoers was because they were disrupting the business elite from taking advantage of South Africans .“The crime theGu pt as have committed is to disrupt the white monopoly capital in their eating[ of money ],” he said. Many is aid he did not associate the Gupta name with“leprosy” because he did not suffer from white monopoly capital’ s“spell ”.— News 24.