Nhlanhla Nene asks Ramaphosa to relieve him of his duties
Some political parties rejected finance minister’s apology for Gupta meetings
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to relieve him of his duties following public pressure over his testimony at the commission of inquiry into state capture at which he admitted to meetings with the Guptas.
The request came after some political parties rejected his apology for previously undisclosed meetings with the Guptas at Saxonwold and their business premises in Midrand from 2010 to 2014, when he served as deputy minister and minister of finance respectively.
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