[LISTEN] Ramaphosa to appoint new Sars head

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will begin the process to appoint a new South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner following a High Court ruling that Tom Moyane’s application for interim relief could not be granted because his application to the Constitutional Court was dismissed.

Judge Hans Fabricius dismissed the former Sars commissioner's application to have the president's decision to fire him reviewed and set aside.

READ: Court dismisses Moyane's bid to be reinstated

Presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko says the appointment is an urgent matter which is receiving the president's attention.

The President is now determined to begin the process of appointing a new Sars commissioner.

Khusela Diko, presidency spokesperson

You will know that Judge Nugent is due to submit his final report on Friday...we would want to touch on some recommendations in terms of the way forward, how we ensure that we bring in somebody who has got integrity to lead that institution once again.

Khusela Diko, presidency spokesperson

Click on the link below to hear more from Diko....


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