Eskom has confirmed the authenticity of a document purporting to be the resignation letter that outgoing Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President David Mabuza and Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan.
Mabuza unexpectedly resigned on Friday, Ramaphosa announced on Friday evening. In the wake of his resignation, Eskom will also get a new board, the presidency said.
In the resignation, Mabuza explains that Eskom failed to honour its commitment to Ramaphosa, deputy president Mabuza and Gordhan to avoid load shedding until 13 January.
The letter can be seen below: