Ethiopian Captain Not Trained on Boeing MAX Simulator: Source

If the source is correct, why was this pilot in the cockpit?

This guy knows his shit!…… He speaks very quickly!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ethiopian-crash-captain-untrained-on-737-max-simulator-source/ar-BBV2JVB?OCID=ansmsnnews11

Calamity Jane