EFF stands by Public Protector after earlier misgivings

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- mg.co.za | 2 months ago

He also called her an “embarrassment”.

READ MORE: Public Protector: You’re welcome to take me to courtThe party’s relationship with the Public Protector’s office was also different after it won a case at the Constitutional Court, relating to Mkhwebane’s predecessor Thuli Madonsela’s recommendation that former president Jacob Zuma pay back some of the money spent on upgrades to his home in Nkandla. In Monday’s statement regarding the Gordhan findings, the EFF said the Constitutional Court had ruled that disputes over the public protector’s findings should be resolved by approaching a court for a review of the findings.

“The EFF rejects calls for the removal of the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office, simply because she found against Pravin Gordhan,” the EFF stated on Monday.

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