EXCLUSIVE: Why Nene declined Eskom chairmanship

File: Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene stressed the need for policy certainty in order to reassure potential investors.

File: Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene stressed the need for policy certainty in order to reassure potential investors.

eNCA
File: Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene stressed the need for policy certainty in order to reassure potential investors.

File: Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene stressed the need for policy certainty in order to reassure potential investors.

eNCA

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.

READ: ANC wishes new Eskom CEO, board well

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

  • Watch the video above for the full interview.