Mngxitama accused of stealing party documents

Image source: Facebook

Image source: Facebook

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ financial administrator Rirhandzu Baloyi has lashed out at MP Andile Mngxitama, accusing him of stealing financial documents of the organization with the aim of denting its image.

Baloyi, who is virtually unknown to the public in the troubled organization, made the accusation in an open letter this morning.

In the letter dated February 15, 2015, Baloyi, stated he still had text messages from Mngxitama in which he [Mngxitama] pressured him into stealing the financial records.

Baloyi said Mngxitama’s pestering caused him a lot of discomfort, adding he alerted party secretary-general Godrich Gardee about the problem.

“As a trusted brother whom I thought loves the EFF, you should have guided and advised me to make sure that the organisational are properly managed,” wrote Baloyi.

“You instead saw my employment in the EFF’s finance’s department as an opportunity for you to steal internal organizational documents and records, and leak those to the media with the sole intention of destroying its integrity.

“After the officials of the EFF held a meeting with you, I thought your attempts to destroy the EFF from within would stop, but you continued.”

Baloyi said Mngxitama had been slandering him with claims  that he had embezzled  EFF finances. Claims Baloyi dismissed.

He added no EFF employee had ever gone home without a salary at the end of the month.

Mngxitama could not immediately be reached for comment.

Read the full open letter here.


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