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Hlaudi Motsoeneng supporters call for his reappointment

Motsoeneng was removed from his leadership post at the SABC in line with the High Court ruling which found he was not fit to occupy the position.

FILE: Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - A group of protesters believed to be supporters of former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng are marching outside the public broadcaster calling for his reappointment to the position.

The Citizens’ Action Campaign says it’s also calling for a decision by the interim board to reverse a plan which may see the scrapping of the 90% local content policy implemented by Motsoeneng.

The campaign’s Lufuno Gogoro says its demands are beyond complaints about content and leadership.

“We’re also saying we want a white-owned company to be replaced here by a black-owned company. We’re calling on the cleaners who work at the SABC to form themselves into a company and they must get that job.”

Motsoeneng was removed from his leadership post at the SABC in line with the High Court ruling which found he was not fit to occupy the position.

WATCH: The misunderstood Hlaudi Motsoeneng: I'm innocent & adored

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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