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FNB to investigate Brian Molefe’s ANC membership form

The bank says it’s investigating the stamp on one of Molefe’s alleged membership forms.


After two branches of the African National Congress (ANC) claimed former Eskom boss Brian Molefe as one of their own too much public confusion over his membership status with the ruling party – now the newly sworn in MP’s membership forms are reportedly being investigated by First National Bank (FNB).

The bank told News24 on Tuesday it was investigating the stamp on one of Molefe’s alleged membership forms.

Last week Tuesday, ANC leaders in Madibeng produced Molefe’s paid membership application forms from 2011 up to 2015 as evidence that he had been a member in ward 29 Madibeng.

However, hours before their announcement, the ANC in Tshwane confirmed that Molefe was a member in good standing of the Irene branch (ward 65), not a member of the ANC Hartbeespoort branch, in the North West.

According to the report, ANC leaders in Madibeng produced two forms – one stamped 2011 and the other 2015 – these were said to be Molefe’s membership and renewal forms.

But both of them were marked renewal and one had a “back office” stamp from the bank.

The bank’s internal probe comes amid speculation that it has suspended one of its employees over a “back office” stamp on one of the forms purported to belong to Molefe.

FNB spokesperson Lee-Anne van Zyl refused to confirm whether it had suspended one of its employees or not but said the bank has not yet finalised its investigation into this matter.

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