Finance minister criticizes Eskom's De Ruyter

Pegasus

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Ok Enoch


“The pension fund stuff could be seen as bad judgement and not corruption, in that he probably did not expect the businesses to go broke. But still,” the person said.
 

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“He was allowed to do planned maintenance the other guys were not allowed to do,” the paper quoted Godongwana as saying.

Right, so this is what De Ruyter has been saying... They haven't maintained the system. Now they expect him to be able to fix this overnight?

 

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Finance minister criticizes Eskom's De Ruyter

Eskom chief executive André de Ruyter was given the luxury of performing a large amount of planned maintenance, but his strategy has not borne fruit, finance minister Enoch Godongwana told the Sunday Times.
Say what now?

When was this supposed to happen? During the largest global pandemic of modern times, with zero supply chain, zero parts for maintenance and zero access to international engineers?

The cognitive disconnect is frightening...especially since this twat is in charge of this country's finances.
 

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It is always easier to redirect the blame to others rather than the people who caused it in the first place. Do not forget that is was due to a lack of planning, investment and maintenance many years ago that Eskom/government is finding itself in the situation it is in.

Secondly, Mantashe and his ilk as still trying to place limits on independent power producers by placing arbitrary limits on how much energy they can generate. The government monopoly on power generation is being protected at the expense of citizens.

If you allow Eskom to charge the real rate for electricity and allow independent producers to generate as much electricity as is cost effective for their investments, it would lead to a situation where supply and demand equalizes.
 

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Finance minister criticizes Eskom's De Ruyter

Eskom chief executive André de Ruyter was given the luxury of performing a large amount of planned maintenance, but his strategy has not borne fruit, finance minister Enoch Godongwana told the Sunday Times.
this boy aint the sharpest tool .......Clearly he has never worked in a technical job in his life.Due to the non maintaince for + 20 years , its now all pilling up on de Ruyters plate , and load shedding is a must.Its going to take years to fix the mess that these cadres and thieving politicians have caused.
 

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Maybe be better to direct your venom to your fellow minister, Gwede Mantashe, who is doing everything be can to prevent new capacity from coming online.
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Say what now?

When was this supposed to happen? During the largest global pandemic of modern times, with zero supply chain, zero parts for maintenance and zero access to international engineers?

The cognitive disconnect is frightening...especially since this twat is in charge of this country's finances.
On the contrary, De Ruyter actually said the lockdown was actually a god sent for their maintenance program
 

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We’ve had the worst load shedding under de Ruyter, the criticism is valid.
When you buy a car, it's supposed to go for an annual service. You skip 3 years of services and you sell the car. Then the new owner must go and service the car. Whose fault is it for the car breaking down?
 
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