eskomFin24 reports that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called for the entire board of Eskom to follow suit after chairperson Ben Ngubane's decision to resign.  

The union said in a statement on Tuesday that all other remaining board members were “a disgrace to both Eskom and the Government” and that what was needed were men and women with integrity who would also care about the well-being of the employees.  NUM's national spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu claimed that the board has done nothing good for the company.  “It has been chaos after chaos and the employees at Eskom can’t take it… It is for the good of Eskom that they resign,” he said.  Eskom spokesperson Khulani Qoma said on Tuesday that the board was shocked to hear about Ngubane’s resignation, and an annual general meeting would be held next Friday to appoint a new chairperson.  Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown has appointed board member Zethembe Khoza as interim chairperson.

The NUM’s press statement is at Cosatu Today


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