National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams reaches Waterloo

National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams reaches Waterloo

- Shaun Abrahams has expressed his disappointment at the decision reached by the ConCourt but respects the outcome

- President Ramaphosa has 90 dasys to appoint a credible, independent and respectable head for the NPA following Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga's ruling

- Former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana dismissed by Zuma will have to pay back the 'golden handshake' awarded to him by Zuma and will not be getting his job back according to the ruling.

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The verdict from the Constitutional Court is out. Zuma's blue eyed boy Shaun Abrahams has been shown the exit door. Briefly.co.za learnt that Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga ruled his appointment unconstitutional and invalid. According to the ruling the ousted former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana will have to pay back the exit package awarded by the Zuma administration.

Courtesy of News24

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According to the Citizen the judge further confirmed the constitutional invalidity of certain sections of the NPA Act, giving parliament 18 months to amend it. President Ramaphosa now has 90 days to win back the confidence of the people by appointing a respectable and credible head of NPA who will restore confidence in the Authority. After years of being in bed with the ANC with rulings heavily skewed in favour of the Zuma, the time to clean up the authority has been provided by this ruling.

National Prosecuting Authority Shaun Abrahams reaches Waterloo

Former President Jacob Zuma still to answer on corruption charges

An independent head of the authority is awaited after years of abuse of power by Zuma to control the authority and prevent it from prosecuting him on charges of corruption despite evidence pointing to the fact that there is a case to answer.

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