Babalwa Ngonyama resigns as chairperson of the UCT council

Last year, Babalwa Ngonyama was being investigated with- the university's vice-chancellor, professor Mamokgethi Phakeng- on issues related to the university.

Chairperson of the University of Cape Town council Babalwa Ngonyama has resigned. Supplied

JOHANNESBURG - The chairperson of the University of Cape Town council, Babalwa Ngonyama ,has resigned.

Late last year, the council put in place an independent investigation panel to look into governance-related issues at the university.

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At the heart of the probe was whether the university's former vice-chanceor, professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, and Ngonyama misled the university's executive and senate.

In media statement, Ngonyama said she remained a committed to work of the panel and would cooperate fully.