Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, took to the witness stand at the commission of inquiry into state capture to defiantly defend himself against accusations that he had lied about having a matric qualification.
“I have written matric … but …. I, I … didn’t pass that matric,” he admitted.
Motsoeneng is giving evidence relating to the public broadcaster and his time working for the SABC, which was steeped in controversy.
On Monday, former chair of the SABC board, Dr Ben Ngubane told the commission that Motsoeneng was appointed because of his people skills.
Ngubane told the commission that Motsoeneng was appointed though it was known he did not possess a matric certificate or a tertiary qualification.
Ngubane further denied at the commission that he had altered a job advertisement for the COO specifically to accommodate Motsoeneng.
On Tuesday, Motsoeneng told the chairperson of the comm