Jabu Mabuza resigns as Eskom board chair

President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted the resignation of Jabu Mabuza as Eskom chairperson.

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza has resigned.

Mabuza used his resignation to apologise for Eskom's inability to meet power demand.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa's office confirmed the resignation.

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan accepted the resignation.

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Ramaphosa expressed gratitude to Mabuza for his service to the nation during a "challenging period".

The president further commended Mabuza for taking responsibility and accepting accountability for the events that took place under his leadership.

The Presidency stated they would soon announce a re-configured Eskom board.

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe doesn't believe the board should be held solely to blame for all of Eskom's power generating problems.


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