- Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will not resign unless the president asks him to
- This comes as pressure is mounting against Gigaba after it was found he lied under oath
- Gigaba is convinced that there is a huge plot to get rid of him
Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba spoke up after he was relatively quiet about the wild week he faced.
Gigaba says he will only step down as minister it President Ramaphosa asks him to.
One, I’m an employee of the ANC. Two, I serve at the pleasure of the president. It’s not for me to pre-empt my political principals. Whatever they decide about my fate, having listened to my version of events, the important thing is the ANC doesn’t act arbitrarily in relation to its cadres. It first listens to us because we also have our side of the story to state.
This comes after it was reported that Gigaba is convinced that there is a well-thought-out plan to end his career.
The minister says he will 'fight to the bitter end'.
If I do that [resign], I will be giving in to a devious plot ... No, they must bring the war, I am ready for it. I am going to fight it to the bitter end. They must not think they can walk all over me.
eNCA reports that pressure against Gigaba is mounting as it seems almost everyone wants him gone.
The Public Prosecutor, Busisiwe Mkhwebane asked President Ramaphosa to take action against Gigaba after she found that he lied under oath.
He apparently lied when asked about the Fireblade Aviation Fixed-Base Operations terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.
The matter related to the Fireblade Aviation Fixed-Base Operations (FBO) terminal at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport.
These allegations came only a few days after Gigaba admitted that a kinky tape of him was leaked to the public.
According to Gigaba, the EFF leaked his very private video.
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