Zuma appoints new auditor general

President Jacob Zuma. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

President Jacob Zuma. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)

A new auditor general, Thembekile Kimi Makwetu, has been appointed, the presidency said on Sunday.

"Makwetu, a chartered accountant by profession, has served as deputy auditor general for six years," the presidency said.

The appointment takes effect as of Sunday and is for a period of seven years.

Makwetu holds bachelor's degrees in social science and accounting science, and a post graduate diploma in accountancy.

President Jacob Zuma, who made the appointment, wished Makwetu well and also thanked the previous auditor general, Terence Nombembe, for "efficient and "effective" service. – Sapa


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