It is not legally possible for me to be the deputy president – Thuli Madonsela

- | 4 months ago

Despite her not turning down the position of deputy president, former public protector Thuli Madonsela insists that in principle deputy president David Mabuza should retain his position.

Mabuza requested that his swearing-in as deputy, which was scheduled for last week, be postponed following the release of a report by the ANC’s integrity committee that flagged him and many others among 22 problematic candidates in the party. In a statement, Mabuza said he wanted to first deal with the report that found him to have brought the ANC into disrepute.

The ANC statement added Mabuza had requested his swearing-in be postponed out of respect for the ANC’s institutions and processes.

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