Fronting must be investigated without fear or favour - Rob Davies

April 25, 2018

The B-BBEE Commission should be able to investigate fronting by businesses without fear or favour, said Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

He was responding to a question about the investigation into fake B-BBEE certificates issued to Gupta-linked businesses, at a briefing to Parliament on Tuesday.

The complaint was made to the B-BBEE Commission by the DA on Monday. It relates to three Gupta companies namely Tegeta Resources and Exploration, Optimum Coal Mining and Trillian Consulting which were issued B-BBEE certificates and then secured contracts at state power utility Eskom.

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