The chairperson of the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), Tembakazi Mnyaka, has resined with immediate effect.
The transport ministry announced Mnyaka's departure this morning: "Transport Minister Ms. Dipuo Peters has received a letter of resignation from the chairperson of the board of directors of the South African National Roads Agency Limited [Sanral], Ms. Tembakazi Mnyaka," spokesperson Tiyani Ponto-Rikhotso said in a statement.
"In a letter addressed to the minister, Ms. Mnyaka has indicated that the resignation takes effect immediately, citing personal reasons for her decision."
Peters has accepted Mnyaka's resignation and wishes her well.
"I wish to thank Ms. Mnyaka for her efforts in ensuring that Sanral continues to discharge its mandate of building and maintaining South Africa's national road network," Peters is quotes as saying.