EFF says President Ramaphosa's axing of Tom Moyane was illegal

EFF says President Ramaphosa's axing of Tom Moyane was illegal

- The EFF said it rejects President Ramaphosa's decision to fire SARS commissioner Tom Moyane

- They claim that the president acted unconstitutionally and unlawfully

- This comes after Moyane also said the president acted in violation of the constitution

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SARS commissioner Tom Moyane was recently fired from his post, and while some South African rejoiced and said it was justice, there are those who were upset by this news.

The Economic Freedom Fighters claim that President Ramaphosa was acting illegally and unconstitutionally when he fired Moyane.

President Ramaphosa accepted Robert Nugent's recommendation and fired Moyane after he was suspended on account of misconduct at SARS.

Briefly reported earlier that Moyane said there are legal processes are in the works, and the president should have waited on it to be settled before making his decision.

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The EFF says it rejects the president's move in a statement on social media.

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Mbuyiseni Ndlozi of the party says that the law must be applied to everyone, even our worst enemies.

Even for our worst enemies, we must with the rule of law [to prevail]. Also, Ramaphosa seems to have taken the decision on the basis on the recommendations of the Nugent Commission which is being challenged in court, so there was no reason to preempt what the court outcome would be.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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