Public protector is on Pravin Gordhan's case again

- | 10 months ago

Gordhan’s spokesperson, Adrian Lackay, said the public protector’s announcement on social media before formal papers were served on the minister was “astonishing”.

The minister was waiting to receive formal notice and would take legal advice on the most appropriate response, he said.   This comes a little more than a week after the public protector issued a report stating her finding that Gordhan had acted improperly when he approved the early pension payout of former Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.

In her her remedial action she directed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take disciplinary action against Gordhan.

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