Former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has resigned as an African National Congress member of Parliament, the party confirmed on Thursday.
Jonas was removed from his position along with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan last week during a late night Cabinet reshuffle by.
The ANC confirmed his resignation on twitter:
Office of the ANC CW confirms the resignation of former Deputy Finance Minister & ANC MP Cde Mcebisi Jonas as an MP effective 31 March 2017.
— ANC Parliament (@ANCParliament) April 6, 2017
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