Eskom board chairman Ben Ngubane has resigned from his post, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced late on Monday night.
“Dr Ngubane formally tendered his resignation, which I accepted,” Brown said in a statement.
Eskom’s chair #BenNgubane, who is named twice in the #GuptaLeaks, resigned late last night.
— Mweli Masilela (@mwelimasilela) June 13, 2017
— Kholisa (@JustKholii_) June 13, 2017
“I would like to thank Dr Ngubane for his contribution to turning Eskom around since the load shedding days of 2014/15, and wish him well in the future.”
Brown appointed Zethembe Khoza as the interim board chairman “until I am able to take new Board appointments to Cabinet for approval”.
— Azania Afrika (@SAYoungLion) June 13, 2017
EFF says the resignation of #BenNgubane Eskom must be followed by an investigation into his alleged involvement in state capture.
– African News Agency (ANA)