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Calls are intensifying for Ben Ngubane to be held accountable for the rot being unearthed at Eskom — despite his abrupt resignation as chairman. The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) said his resignation "should not exonerate [him] from taking responsibility". "We call for an independent investigation into tenders awarded during his tenure and that, where necessary‚ heads must roll‚" said a statement by Numsa’s Ruth Ntlokotse. The Federation of Unions of SA (Fedusa) called for Ngubane to face a judicial commission of inquiry "for his role in the mismanagement of the state power utility during his tenure", saying it would be a "travesty of justice to let Ngubane get off the hook so lightly" after damning revelations about the capture of Eskom leadership by the Gupta family has emerged. "Ngubane must be held accountable before an independent judicial commission of inquiry. This is in accordance with our sixth national congress in November last year which resolved that direc...

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