“Oh, what a web we entangle, first we practice deception,” said the former CEO of Eskom. Matshela Koko must be thinking to himself. Two former employees of an engineering firm Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) have been arrested in connection with the alleged inflating of millions of contracts at a poor age Kusile power station, hobbling with as it is. And who is accused of having promised ABB 6.5 billion in future contracts if it would subcontract Kusile to Impulse International, a partly owned company Koketso Choma – why, her stepfather, Koko, of course. And, of course, he has consistently denied having participated in the ABB allotment subcontracts with Impulse. – Sandra Laurence
Corruption in Kusile
By Staff Writer
Two former employees of the engineering firm Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) have been arrested, along with their wives, in connection with an alleged inflated multimillion-dollar contract for work at Eskom. Kusile power station.
It is claimed that they received cash and cars from a company that ABB was a subcontractor, called Impulse International.
The laboratory arrested the four men as part of a multi-ethnic initiative involving Hawks and SARS in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and Middelburg in Mpumalanga, after raiding their premises.
They were expected to appear before the specialized commercial crime court in Durban and the district court in Randburg yesterday.
Previous reports show that the former drama Matshela Koko, CEO of Eskom was accused of pledging ABB 6.5 billion in future contracts if it would subcontract Kusile to Impulse International, a company partly owned by his stepdaughter, Koketso Choma.
It is said that ABB received a 2.2 billion R2.2 billion management and equipment contract for Kusile in 2015 and a subcontractor for part of the project to Impulse. This happened despite the fact that Impulse had twice failed ABB’s exams for hiring subcontractors and was not qualified to perform the work, according to Sunday Times.
Documents in the Eskom documents – a huge pile of e-mails, legal reports, bank statements and legal and financial documents – show that ABB paid Impulse ISK 557 million.
After Choma became a shareholder in Impulse, Eskom provided the company with a series of other lucrative contracts and paid the company 295 million Romanian.
Eskom apparently stopped paying Impulse in 2017, after that Sunday Times unveiled the relationship between the company, Koko and Choma.
Koko has consistently denied having been involved in ABB’s subcontracting with Impulse.
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