Senzo Mchunu resigns as KZN premier - reports

2016-05-23 16:12
Senzo Mchunu. Picture: Tebogo Letsie

Senzo Mchunu. Picture: Tebogo Letsie

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Cape Town - Senzo Mchunu has stepped down as the premier of KwaZulu-Natal, following mounting pressure for him to resign, according to reports.

ENCA reported that Mchunu, who was accused of defying ANC leadership in government matters resigned on Monday.

SABC News tweeted that Mchunu resigned as the leader of the province.

Earlier The Witness reported that he had apparently gone to ground since news broke out on Friday that he is set to be axed by the ANC.

Mchunu did not show up at two events he was scheduled to attend over the weekend, fuelling speculation that he was on his way out.

More to follow.

Read more on:    anc  |  senzo mchunu  |  durban

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