We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

The head of the Parliamentary Budget Office professor Mohammed Jahed has resigned as from end-September for personal reasons after six years at the helm of the office that was set up to assist parliamentary committees with financial matters. Jahed was responsible for setting up the office and said in an interview on Monday that the main reason for his departure was to return to Johannesburg to be with his family. He also believed it was time for someone else to take the budget office to the next level. He insisted that his alleged departure had absolutely nothing to do with an inquiry that was apparently prompted by a complaint by a member of the office’s staff. He said he knew nothing about the inquiry and that there had been no formal disciplinary inquiry. Parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo has confirmed that Jahed’s resignation was based on family/personal considerations and “has nothing to do with any alleged investigation. The allegations made by a former staff members w...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now