| Mabuza pleads for due process as EFF guns for Gordhan

- | 3 months ago

Deputy President David Mabuza warded off attempts by the Economic Freedom Fighters to make him condemn Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan during a session of oral replies at the National Council of Provinces on Thursday afternoon.

Mabuza was replying to a question from EFF member of Parliament Mmabatho Mokause, who asked him whether he has engaged with Gordhan, claiming that the minister continues to ignore correspondence and questions from MPs. As deputy president, Mabuza also serves as leader of government business.

This means he is responsible for ensuring that members of the executive comply with their constitutional obligations to the legislature and subject themselves to oversight.

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