Ben Ngubane resigns as Eskom’s chairperson of the board

Former SABC chairman, Ben Ngubane, answers questions in parliament on Friday. Pictures: Esa Alexander

Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown has announced the resignation of Eskom’s chairperson Ben Ngubane.

“Dr Ben Ngubane has resigned with immediate effect as non-executive director and chairperson of the board of Eskom.

“Dr Ngubane formally tendered his resignation‚ which I accepted‚” Brown‚ said on Monday.

“I would like to thank Dr Ngubane for his contribution to turning Eskom around since the load shedding days of 2014/15‚ and wish him well in the future.

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“To ensure continuity at Eskom‚ I have decided to appoint Mr Zethembe Khoza as interim chairperson until I am able to take new board appointments to Cabinet for approval‚” Brown said.

Eskom’s AGM is scheduled to take place later this month.

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