'Reckless, irresponsible' Eskom board slammed after parliament no-show

An angry standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) has lashed out at Eskom's board after it failed to appear at a scheduled meeting in parliament on Tuesday.

2020-02-18 11:27:00 PM

“The committee is concerned with the reckless, irresponsible and careless manner in which the board elected not to appear before it as there was no apology and no explanation sent to the committee.”

An angry standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) has lashed out at Eskom's board after it failed to appear at a scheduled meeting in parliament on Tuesday.

Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter and other executives were present at the meeting. Now Scopa wants the board to explain its no-show."The committee is concerned with the reckless, irresponsible and careless manner in which the board elected not to appear before it as there was no apology and no explanation sent to the committee," said committee chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa in a statement.

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