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Jiba challenges Mokgoro report, wants it set aside and declared unlawful

9 August 2019 1:42 PM
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Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba
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Former deputy prosecutions boss's lawyer Zola Majavu says his client has launched a judicial review against her axing.

Former deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba has filed an application with the Western Cape High Court to review and set aside Justice Yvonne Mokgoro's report which found she was unfit for office.

RELATED: 'Ramaphosa may have to remove Mrwebi and Jiba by tonight'

President Cyril Ramaphosa axed Jiba in April based on the findings and recommendations of the inquiry led by Mokgoro.

In a letter to Parliament, Jiba’s lawyer Zola Majavu asked for confirmation that the process related to her be suspended until her review process was concluded.

Clement Manyathela on the Xolani Gwala Show chats to Majavu.

I can confirm that on behalf of advocate Jiba, we launched a judicial review at the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

Zola Majavu, Nomgcobo Jiba's lawyer

Our client has asked us to challenge the entire Mokgoro report and have it set aside and declared unlawful.

Zola Majavu, Nomgcobo Jiba's lawyer

Listen below to the full interview:


9 August 2019 1:42 PM
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Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba
judicial review

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