Gordhan: Fixing Eskom should be national project with everyone's input

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- Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says fixing Eskom should be a national focus point- Gordhan wants this rebuilding of the state-owned entity to be a national project in which every role player engages in- Stakeholders will be receiving visits from both Gordhan and his team in efforts to rescue the embattled utilityPublic Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan wants South Africa to focus on fixing Eskom.

Speaking to City Press, the politician was adamant that role players in the country should jump on board:“It’s a national priority. And for the next year or two, everybody has to come to the party and make the necessary contributions or sacrifices so that, within the next five years or so, we leave behind a proper legacy for future generations.

"READ ALSO: EFF, NUMSA slam choice for Eskom CEO: Anti-transformation and racist The task at hand is massive with the power utility facing both operational and financial difficulties with a debt burden, the minister explains:"The massive elephant in the room is the R440 billion debt Eskom is sitting with.

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