EFF thrown out of Gordhan budget vote address after tense standoff

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- fin24.com | 3 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters were thrown out of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget vote address on Thursday after members shouted and heckled him.

When Gordhan took to the podium to table his budget vote, EFF MP Sam Matiase said the party refused to be addressed by a “constitutional delinquent”. Subscribe to Fin24's newsletter hereHe was referring to findings made by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in a report related to the establishment of a “rogue unit” at the South African Revenue Service while Gordhan was SARS commissioner.

READ: Mkhwebane vs Gordhan: 'Personal insults and blatant lies a smokescreen'Gordhan has denied unlawful conduct and is challenging Mkhwebane’s report as well as its finding.

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