EXCLUSIVE: Why Nene declined Eskom chairmanship

File: Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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File: Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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JOHANNESBURG - Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has confirmed he was lobbied to become the new Eskom board chairperson.

In an exclusive interview with eNCA reporter Siphamandla Goge, Nene explains why he turned down the position.

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President Jacob Zuma controversially removed Nene as finance minister in December 2015.

  • Watch the video above for the full interview.