Smith: “I got a loan from Agrizzi not Bosasa”
Vincent Smith has cleared the air about ongoing false impression surrounding the mortgage he took.
The previous Chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Correctional Companies mentioned it was with Angelo Agrizzi he took out a mortgage and never with Bosasa.
He additional mentioned the mortgage was paid immediately into his account so he might make use of it to pay college charges.
“I didn’t borrow any cash from any firm, the mortgage settlement was between me and Angelo Agrizzi and there’s correspondence to that impact by the use of an SMS.”
“My mortgage settlement was with Angelo Agrizzi and the rationale why I had this settlement with Angelo Agrizzi in 2015, just a few months, I don’t know the timeframe previous to that, Angelo had come to me, for example, to assist him with an unemployed son,” he mentioned.
Smith admitted that for the reason that ’90s he knew late Gavin Watson who occurred to be Bosasa boss.
Smith additional mentioned all of the conferences that they had was tied round his constituency and ANC issues.
He debunked recommendations that he was concerned within the division’s determination.
“Whether or not Mr Watson had me in his pocket or not, as per notion, the separation of energy simply didn’t enable a member of parliament to become involved within the daily working of any division so I couldn’t have influenced the division,” he added.
Presently, Smith is on the stand on the Zondo Fee of Inquiry.
Nevertheless, the fee is listening to Bosasa associated testimony.
These which have been implicated from former Bosasa COO – Angelo Agrizzi’s testimony embody Smith and different senior ANC members.