House Chair, I think it is important for the House to note that there is no truth to the fact that Advocate Mrwebi was not granted a fair chance. Advocate Mrwebi was afforded a fair chance in the inquiry. The President, before taking a decision to remove him, granted him a chance to present his case. The portfolio committee itself gave them 10 days to make presentation which was further extended to another seven days.
Even in the letter Advocate Mrwebi wrote to Parliament, he does not plead that there are new facts to what he has been presenting throughout the process. So, his oral presentation would not have altered the facts that were sitting with Parliament at that time which had made us not to grant him the oral representation.
Section 9 of the National Prosecuting Authority Act, sets out the qualifications for appointment to the position of the National Director of Public Prosecutions; the Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions and; the Special Director of Public Prosecutions at the NPA. In addition to possessing the requisite legal qualification to practice in all courts in the republic, this must be fit