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'Gigaba should not wait to be fired, he should resign'

1 November 2018 4:45 PM
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Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba
Public Protector
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Minister Malusi Gigaba

Political analyst and author Ralph Mathekga weighs in on the Public Protector report on Minister Malusi Gigaba.

John Maytham spoke to political analyst Ralph Mathekga to find out what other option the President has other than firing Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.

This after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane advised President Cyril Ramaphosa to take 'appropriate disciplinary action' against him for violating the Constitution by lying under oath..

I think anything short of dismissal will not be accepted.

Ralph Mathekga, Political Analyst and Author

READ: OUTA welcomes PP's findings on Gigaba

There is something that is misunderstood by those who find themselves in the same situation as Gigaba tend to misinterpret situations such as this.

Ralph Mathekga, Political Analyst and Author

ALSO READ: Gigaba must face consequences for violating Constitution, says Mkhwebane

He may go and clear his name but does not mean he should do that while he remains a minister. He is in a situation where he can no longer give attention to his duties being the minister.

Ralph Mathekga, Political Analyst and Author

Mathekga says it would be nice if Gigaba does not wait to be fired but resigns on his own accord.

Gigaba has been a liability from February when he made it into the Cabinet.

Ralph Mathekga, Political Analyst and Author

Even personally, the last seven days the name Gigaba has not been a good name, let alone someone you can have in the Cabinet.

Ralph Mathekga, Political Analyst and Author

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 'Gigaba should not wait to be fired, he should resign'


1 November 2018 4:45 PM
Tags:
Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba
Public Protector
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Minister Malusi Gigaba

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