I think my time in politics is done.— Lungisa Fuzile
Treasury has confirmed the departure of Director-General Lungisa Fuzile.
He had been seen as crucial to maintaining stability at the Treasury after Gigaba replaced Gordhan as minister.
Fuzile's decision means the current finance minister will now be able to select a new director general to replace him.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
We’ve had too many changes; some of them too close to one another.— Lungisa Fuzile
I wish the downgrade didn’t happen. But things beyond our control made S&P to reach that point.— Lungisa Fuzile
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