The Presidency has now confirmed that the National Prosecuting Authority, once again, is without a permanent head. Mxolisi Nxasana is now leaving, after “reaching a settlement” with the Presidency.
His predecessor, Menzi Simelani, of course should never have been appointed in the first place, as he was not “fit and proper” for the position. Nxasana himself is leaving after President Jacob Zuma started, but then cancelled, an inquiry into whether he was fit for office. This final decision tell us many things about the NPA, confirms once again many suspicions about Zuma, and suggests, again, that Aocate Nomgcobo Jiba is protected by the highest person in the land. In one sentence, down the rabbit hole we go, deeper and deeper. By STEPHEN GROOTES.
On Sunday morning, the Presidency released its statement confirming the resignation of Nxasana, confirming a story in the City Press that Nxasana was going. In the statement it says that “The Government recognises that Mr Nxasana is professionally competent and possesses the requisite experience and integrity required to hold a senior position.”
It is this line which demonstrates the sheer disingenuousness of the entire situation. The Presidency had earlier instituted an inquiry, to be led by Aocate…
Source : Daily Maverick