Mokgoro Commission recommends that Jiba and Mrwebi be fired from NPA

The Mokgoro Commission of Inquiry has recommended that President Cyril Ramaphosa fire Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi from their senior positions at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

The two advocates were found to be dishonest and lacking in integrity, therefore, 'not fit to hold office' in a scathing 140-page report.

EWN reporter Barry Bateman unpacked some of the highlights in the report.

He says the inquiry was appointed to look into Jiba’s involvement in the spy tapes saga and the firing of former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen.

Read: Mokgoro Commission: Former KZN Hawks boss Johan Booysen details his Saps career

With regard to the Johan Booysen litigation, the inquiry felt that Jiba has misled the court. It was found that following the litigation, Jiba compromised her integrity and cannot be entrusted with the responsibilities of the office that she holds.

Barry Bateman, Senior reporter - EWN

Bateman says judging by the manner in which the president handled this matter by opening it up to the public as well as the Tom Moyane saga, he might honour the recommendations by sacking the two.

He [the president] doesn't have to adhere to the recommendations, he is not legally bound by them but given what he has done before, he certainly will.

Barry Bateman, Senior reporter - EWN

There is still a process that must go through to Parliament, the ultimate decision-maker on whether or not to remove the two individuals.

Barry Bateman, Senior reporter - EWN

To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:


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