Eskom board member Sifiso Dabengwa resigned from the embattled parastatal because he disagreed with his colleagues over the cancellation of a tender.

In his resignation letter to public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan, Dabengwa says his decision was related to the findings of an investigation regarding a “fuel oil tender”. The details of the tender and investigation are not clear. Interim chair of Eskom’s board, Malegapuru Makgoba, announced Dabengwa's resignation in a short statement on Monday. He did not give reasons for Dabengwa's departure. ..

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