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Eskom board chairman Ben Ngubane has resigned from his post, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced late on Monday night.

“Dr Ngubane formally tendered his resignation, which I accepted,” Brown said in a statement.

Eskom’s chair #BenNgubane, who is named twice in the #GuptaLeaks, resigned late last night.

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“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.”

Brown appointed Zethembe Khoza as the interim board chairman “until I am able to take new Board appointments to Cabinet for approval”.

EFF says the resignation of #BenNgubane Eskom must be followed by an investigation into his alleged involvement in state capture.

– African News Agency (ANA)