Why Prasa chief executive Zolani Matthews was axed

Zolani Matthews has been fired after an investigation found he deliberately and intentionally failed to disclose that he holds British citizenship

2021-12-02 02:49:00 PM

Why Prasa chief executive Zolani Matthews was axed - Zolani Matthews has been fired after an investigation found he deliberately and intentionally failed to disclose that he holds British citizenship

Zolani Matthews has been fired after an investigation found he deliberately and intentionally failed to disclose that he holds British citizenship

(Prasa) group chief executive with immediate effect, the state-owned entity announced on Thursday.According to a statement, the Prasa board met on Monday to determine Matthews’s fate. Matthews, an investigation found, deliberately and intentionally failed to disclose to Prasa that he holds British citizenship.

“Mr Matthews’s letter of appointment clearly stipulates (as one of the key requirements) that his contract of employment will only be confirmed upon him obtaining favourable security clearance,” Prasa said in its statement. “The(SSA) has since declined to issue Mr Matthews top secret security clearance or any other security clearance.”

Matthews was placed onprecautionary suspensionin November to allow the Pasa board to investigate what it deemed a “sensitive matter of security breach”.The statement notes that, during an investigation by senior counsel, Matthews was given the opportunity to present his version of events with his lawyer present. “The findings as contained in the investigation report … were adverse against Mr Matthews. The board viewed the report in a very serious light and agreed with its recommendation.” headtopics.com

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After having Matthews at Prasa’s helm for just nine months, the entity’s board is now on the hunt for a new chief executive. Cabinet approved Matthews’s appointment as the head of the beleaguered rail agency in February. Prasa has, for years, been debilitated by corruption, including the R3.5-billion contract to buy locomotives from Swifambo that was inked in 2013 during the tenure of

as chief executive, which turned into one of biggest of the numerous tender scandals the country has experienced over the past decade.The rail agency has not had a permanent boss since Montana’s departure six years ago.

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Nonsense What a stupid reason to fire someone, we are being led by fools Mbalula was all over the place introducing this guy, trying to luk busy mxm What about his age of 63yrs and retirement age is 65.

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Zolani Matthews sacked by PrasaThe Passenger Rail Agency of SA has fired its CEO Zolani Matthews for holding dual citizenship, which it says was a material breach that he did not disclose. Any black person in their right mind should boycott this nonsensical Times live and never press on the link. Naledi must organise something for me. MbalulaFikile Just a little ask… why would dual citizenship & security clearance be an issue now at Prasa when this wasn’t the case at other SOEs like National Ports Authority?

Zolani Matthews axed as Prasa CEO | Fin24JUST IN | The board of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has axed group CEO Zolani Matthews, following an investigation into his employment contract. | Fin24

Zolani Matthews sacked by PrasaThe Passenger Rail Agency of SA has fired its CEO Zolani Matthews for holding dual citizenship, which it says was a material breach that he did not disclose. Any black person in their right mind should boycott this nonsensical Times live and never press on the link. Naledi must organise something for me. MbalulaFikile Just a little ask… why would dual citizenship & security clearance be an issue now at Prasa when this wasn’t the case at other SOEs like National Ports Authority?

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