PUBLICITY-HUNGRY Senzo Meyiwa’s dad, Sam Meyiwa, has made a big U-turn on one of his many claims.
Since Senzo’s passing, Sam has been hogging the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
insurance payout was released, he didn’t get a cent.
Last week on record, he told Sunday Sun he was struggling financially and that Mamelodi Sundowns president, Patrice Motsepe, had promised him R1 million after Senzo’s death in 2014.
This week he changed his tune in a recorded telephonic conversation and told Motsepe Foundation spokesman, Sizwe Nzimande, he had made no such claim.
In an email, Nzimande denied the mining magnate had made such a promise.
He issued a statement which reads, in part: “As a registered NPO, the Motsepe Foundation has established policies and procedures that have to be followed before a funding request can be considered.
“The request has to be in writing, on a prescribed funding application form.
rumours. Importantly though, if Mr Meyiwa is seeking assistance, he’s more than welcome to make contact with the Motsepe Foundation and the request will be considered in the
manner that all other requests are considered.”