'Public Protector is playing politics, not defending the poor' – Nzimande

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- city-press.news24.com | 2 months ago

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is under fire yet again.

This time she’s incurred the wrath of the SA Communist Party, whose general secretary Blade Nzimande tore into Mkhwebane today, calling for an inquiry into her fitness to hold office. The party held a plenary session over the weekend, where it resolved to call for Parliament to institute inquiry proceedings.

Nzimande, who was appointed as the minister of higher education and training last month, said Mkhwebane’s focus was not in the best interests of the poor, but instead accused her of politicising the office.

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