DA warned getting rid of Mkhwebane won't be an easy task

The DA has been warned that it won't be easy to remove Busiswe Mkhwebane as Public Protector. DA federal executive chairperson, James Selfe says this is the view of the party's lawyers. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The DA has been warned that it won't be easy to remove Busiswe Mkhwebane as Public Protector.

DA federal executive chairperson, James Selfe says this is the view of the party's lawyers.

The party is pushing for a parliamentary inquiry into Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said his party has agreed that Mkhwebane is unfit for the office of the Public Protector.

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“FedEx reaffirmed the party’s stance that Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane is unfit to hold office and Parliament must initiate an inquiry into her fitness without delay – as requested by the DA,” said Maimane.

The DA, however, said that it would continue to keep an eye on the Bosasa matter.

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“Notwithstanding, it must be made absolutely clear that questions around Mkhwebane’s impartiality and ability have nothing to do with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s wrongdoings as it pertains to Bosasa,” he said.

Maimane also called for a broader inquiry into how ANC politicians personally benefitted from their relationship with Bosasa.

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eNCA