Gigaba on sex tape: ‘My wife and I have absolutely nothing to be ashamed of’
Embattled Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Sunday he would meet President Cyril Ramaphosa soon amid mounting pressure for him to resign after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said he lied under oath and following the leaking of a private sex video.
“I’m not going to resign,” Gigaba told the privately owned eNCA television channel, but added “I will obviously be guided” by the President Cyril Ramaphosa and the African National Congress.
Mkhwebane on Tuesday said the minister had lied in court while testifying last year in a case filed by a company controlled by the wealthy Oppenheimer family.
The court case hinged on whether Gigaba had approved a private terminal at Johannesburg airport for the Oppenheimers.
In an unrelated case, Gigaba, 47, last Sunday said on twitter he had been the target of extortion attempts by an opposition politician after a sex video emerged following what he described as theft by hacking.
The defiant Gigaba said he was not just simply trying to hang on to his job.