Nzimande defends Gordhan, tells accusers not to use him as scapegoat

Nzimande defends Gordhan, tells accusers not to use him as scapegoat

- SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande, has come forward to criticise those who are unhappy with the reappointment of Pravin Gordhan as Public Enterprises Minister

- Nzimande says that Gordhan is not to be used by detractors as a scapegoat

- The SACP General Secretary went on to give his support of SA President, Cyril Ramaphosa, and his decision of adding Gordhan to his cabinet

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General Secretary for the South African Communist Party (SACP), Blade Nzimande, has lambasted those who have opposed Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan’s reappointment in South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet.

According to eNCA, Nzimande has told Gordhan’s detractors that they shouldm’t be using the Public Enterprises Minister as a scapegoat.

They mustn't use him as a scapegoat. We don't see anything wrong done by the president,” Nzimande told media representatives.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that Nzimande went on to give his proverbial thumbs up to Ramaphosa’s new cabinet.

“We have already said as the SACP that we welcome the cabinet including the appointment of Minister Gordhan,” Nzimande said.

The SACP General Secretary’s defence of Gordhan follows on from a wave of criticism regarding the Public Enterprises Minister’s reappointment.

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Briefly.co.za reported earlier this week that Ekurhuleni Mayor, Mzwandile Masina, slammed the appointment of Gordhan to Ramaphosa's new cabinet.

Masina claimed the reappointment of Gordhan “makes a mockery of our democracy”.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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