Two more SABC board members quit

2016-11-15 07:30
(Photo: SABC website)

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Johannesburg - Two more members of the SABC board have resigned, the broadcaster reported on Tuesday.

The resignations of Nomvuyo Mhlakaza and Aaron Tshidzumba were reportedly tendered over the weekend. This means that the chairperson, Mbulaheni Maguvhe, is the only non-executive member.

The board needs nine members to form a quorum.

This comes as Parliament's ad hoc committee set up to look into the SABC board will meet for the first time on Tuesday to discuss if it is still fit to do its job.

The ad hoc committee was appointed by the National Assembly. It has until January to decide on the board’s future.

Three board members resigned after former chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng was reinstated in a senior management role in September.

On October 5, SABC board members Krish Naidoo and Vusi Mavuso announced their resignations at a meeting with Parliament’s communications committee.

Maguvhe has said he will not step down from his position, despite the inquiry, the SABC reported.

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