Pandor appointed acting minister of home affairs

2012-10-02 11:16

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor as the acting minister of home affairs.

Pandor became acting minister from yesterday (October 1) until the vacancy is filled, the Presidency said on its website.

Former Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma resigned from her position to become the chairperson of the AU Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

“I wish to thank Dr Dlamini-Zuma most sincerely for the remarkable contribution that she made in the work of Parliament as a member of the National Assembly and the lasting impact she made in the National Executive as a Minister in different portfolios since 1994,” Zuma said.

“She definitely served the country with distinction in all the tasks that she was charged with, in our quest to better the lives of our people.”

Pandor was formerly the minister of education.

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