Mandela did not want daughters to manage his funds: lawyer
Nelson Mandela did not want his daughters to be involved in his financial affairs, one of his lawyers has claimed in court papers linked to a legal fight over his assets. “Mr Mandela made it clear to (daughters) Makaziwe and Zenani that he did not want them involved in his affairs,” trustee Bally Chuene said in an affidavit seen by the Star newspaper. Chuene is one of the administrators appointed by Mandela to manage his investment funds, Harmonieux Investment Holdings and Magnifique Investment Holdings said to be worth over $1.7 million.Chuene claimed the daughters’ application was motivated by a desire to gain access to Mandela’s money.
Chuene also revealed that Mandela wanted both Makaziwe and Zenani to be removed as trustees of the companies, after they were appointed by his ex-lawyer, Ismail Ayob without his consent. Mandela later fired Ayob as his lawyer following a fallout.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review Kenya