Johannesburg - Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications has resolved to remove chairman of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) Rubben Mohlaloga.
The committee took the decision on Tuesday and now the decision will be take to the National Assembly for adoption.
Mohlaloga’s removal has been in the works since January when he was found guilty of being part of a scheme to defraud the Land Bank of R6 million.
The committee said it acted in terms of section 8 of the Icasa act in deciding to remove Mohlaloga.
He was afforded an opportunity to make representations to the committee in February. Mohlaloga responded by requesting to be placed on precautionary leave with full pay, pending an appeal process.