She said that the government created “the mess” that Eskom is in. In a statement, the ministry of public enterprises has called her comments “regrettable” and her conduct “unbecoming” as a board member of Eskom. Scopa visited various Eskom facilities over the past two days as part of its oversight duties. Scopa, led by chairperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa, met with de Ruyter, Eskom’s management and board members yesterday. During the meeting, Mavuso, who is also the CEO of Business Leadership SA, remarked that the ANC-led government created the mess at Eskom.
Eskom board member Busisiwe Mavuso was asked to leave a meeting with Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) yesterday after saying the board and CEO André de Ruyter would not be the “fall guy” for the ANC-led government.