South Africa: Fire Moyane Now, Judge Nugent Urges Ramaphosa, and Begin Recovery Process With a New, Competent Leadership in Place

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Tom Moyane (file photo)

Tom Moyane was "reckless" and "irresponsible" and must be removed from his position as Commissioner of SARS "urgently" and "without delay", Judge Robert Nugent recommended in a preliminary report delivered to President Cyril Ramaphosa. He further recommended that a fitting and permanent SARS head be appointed without delay.

"The day Tom Moyane took office was a calamity to the South African Revenue Service." - Judge Robert Nugent, Commissioner of the Commission of Inquiry into SARS, in a preliminary report in which he recommends that President Cyril Ramaphosa remove Moyane from his position.

Judge Robert Nugent, who chairs the Commission of Inquiry into SARS mandated to investigated governance and administration issues at the revenue service, said it was "imperative" that SARS be urgently restored to "sound management" in order to arrest ongoing loss of revenue and...

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