‘I disagree’: Vincent Smith clings on to his trusted line on Bosasa
No, he tells Zondo, there were no kickbacks and his committee absolutely did not turn a blind eye to Bosasa’s dealings
Corruption-accused former ANC MP Vincent Smith spent much of his Monday disagreeing with the state capture inquiry line of questioning.
More specifically, he disagreed with any notion that there was a link between him allegedly receiving kickbacks from facilities management firm Bosasa and the portfolio committee of correctional services ignoring the company’s alleged corrupt dealings.
Smith was chair of the portfolio committee at the time, but on Monday he told the Zondo commission he “disagrees” that it was too much of a coincidence that the committee turned a blind eye to Bosasa’s dealings. ..