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Zondo Commission To Hear Zuma Summons Application

Former President Jacob Zuma as speaker at the Special Official Funeral of the late liberation struggle stalwart Eric “Stalin” Mtshali. Photo Credit: GCIS)

The state capture commission of inquiry on Friday said it was going ahead with an application for a summons to force former President Jacob Zuma to testify in November.

The commission’s legal team said it would move to secure an order authorising the secretary of the commission to issue the summons.

Zuma and his foundation are fighting back, issuing a statement accusing commission chair Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, of playing politics and will not be attending the hearing.

Friday was said to be the day for Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to put his foot down.

He was unfazed by pressure from Zuma’s lawyers, his foundation, and supporters who are expected to protest demanding that he should recuse himself as the commission’s chairperson.

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