Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has withdrawn a Constitutional Court appeal. She was appealing the North Gauteng High Court suspension of her remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Gordhan lodged an urgent application to suspend and interdict the remedial orders by the Public Protector, citing ‘improper motives’ on her part.
Mkhwebane found that Gordhan violated the executive ethics code in the SARS investigative unit matter. The Public Protector ordered President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against Gordhan within 30 days.
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