Mboweni: I am certain Eskom will get a competent CEO very soon


- fin24.com | 5 months ago

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has told Parliament that a new "competent" CEO for Eskom would be announced "very soon".

 The minister was answering questions in the National Assembly on Wednesday. Responding to a question by EFF MP Floyd Shivambu, who asked the minister if he believed interim Eskom CEO Jabu Mabuza was a suitable leader for Eskom, Mboweni said a new chief executive would soon be appointed.

 Mabuza was appointed acting CEO in July, after the utility's former head Phakamani Hadebe resigned due to the "unimaginable demands" of the job, which he said had adversely impacted his health.

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