EXPLAINER | Here's why Sipho Pityana is heading to court after alleged Absa chair snub

Pityana says he will challenge the Prudential Authority in the North Gauteng High Court for allegedly using what he calls an informal process to influence its decision not to appoint him to the position.

2021-10-27 08:41:00 PM

Pityana says he will challenge the Prudential Authority in the North Gauteng High Court for allegedly using what he calls an informal process to influence its decision not to appoint him to the position.

Pityana says he will challenge the Prudential Authority in the North Gauteng High Court for allegedly using what he calls an informal process to influence its decision not to appoint him to the position.

The publication said Naidoo replied to Pityana's complaints against the PA, confirming that concerns had been raised about the allegations but because Absa hadn’t formally nominated Pityana, the regulator hadn’t made any decision.In a statement, Pityana said he will challenge the PA in the North Gauteng High Court for allegedly using what he called an informal process to influence Absa not to appoint him to the position.

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Pityana is not seeking to stop the appointment of another chair but objects to the manner in which he was allegedly sidelined for consideration for the position. Pityana said he had not been found guilty of harassment and the claims hurt his reputation. He said he was proud of the small role he played to ensure gender equality.

However, he said he is not blind to the fact that sexual harassment can be weaponised.“There have been many cases where this has been weaponised and I believe it to be so in this instance. Successfully exposing and fighting this phenomenon is important for the credibility of the cause against sexual harassment,” he said. headtopics.com

“Guilty people don't force issues like this into the public domain by mounting legal challenges, they try to keep a lid on them. I am convinced that is what the PA is hoping: that I will not challenge their unlawful conduct because I would not want questions raised about my alleged personal conduct.”

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Black Business Council wants to meet Kuben Naidoo over Pityana allegationsProminent business leader Sipho Pityana filed papers this week asking the high court to declare that the Prudential Authority acted unlawfully in blocking his appointment as chair of Absa.

Black Business Council wants to meet Kuben Naidoo over Pityana allegationsProminent business leader Sipho Pityana filed papers this week asking the high court to declare that the Prudential Authority acted unlawfully in blocking his appointment as chair of Absa.

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