Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has resigned from Parliament
Office of the ANC CW confirmed the resignation of former Deputy Finance Minister & ANC MP Cde Mcebisi Jonas on Thursday
“Comrade Jonas has served both as Deputy Minister and MP with absolute distinction and dedication. He has also served the movement and the South African people in various capacities over the years. On behalf of the ANC in Parliament we thank comrade Jonas for his selfless service to the movement as its public representative.
“We are confident that he will continue serving the country and our movement in other capacities in future. The office wished him for his future.
President Zuma sacked Peters, Jonas and Pravin Gordhan during his Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday night last week. Zuma appointed 10 new ministers and 10 new deputy ministers.
ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu noted that the only crime Gordhan and Jonas had committed was being incorruptible.
Mthembu wished Peters well in her future endeavours.
“Comrade Peters has served the movement and the people of South Africa in various capacities over the years with absolute distinction. On behalf of the ANC in Parliament we thank comrade Peters for her selfless service and dedication to the movement as its public representative,” he said.