Mokonyane withdraws as MP citing family responsibilities

Nomvula Mokonyane has withdrawn as a House Chairperson in Parliament. In a statement released on Wednesday morning, the ANC said the environmental affairs minister has advised the party that due “family responsibilities” she will be unable to fulfil her duties at this stage. 

Mokonyane was among  ANC leaders who were seen to have brought the organisation into disrepute because of allegations of corruption. She was implicated in the Bosasa scandal which played out before the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture. 

Natasha Marrian
Natasha Marrian
Marrian has built a reputation as an astute political journalist, investigative reporter and commentator. Until recently she led the political team at Business Day where she also produced a widely read column that provided insight into the political spectacle of the week.
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