EFF may force Ramaphosa to act against Pravin Gordhan

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- city-press.news24.com | 2 weeks ago

Julius Malema has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of committing a direct assault on a chapter 9 institution because of the way he is dealing with the matter of Pravin Gordhan following the Public Protector’s ruling against him.

“The office of the Public Protector, regardless of who occupies it must be protected and respected”, he said during a press conference on Tuesday. The president postponed taking action against the allegations of maladministration levelled at Pravin Gordhan during his time at the South African Revenue Service.

Ramaphosa said that he was taking the finding against him on review, but Malema believed that the president’s decision not to act undermined the office of the Public Protector.

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