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Seriti Commission's Aboobaker resigns

Tayob Aboobaker has been leading evidence with nine other advocates in public hearings in Pretoria.

FILE: Tayob Aboobaker has been leading evidence with nine other advocates in public hearings in Pretoria. Picture: Sapa.

JOHANNESBURG - The Seriti Commission of Inquiry has confirmed that the chief evidence leader Tayob Aboobaker has resigned.

The commission is investigating the controversial arms procurement deal in which former government ministers and French, British and Swedish arms companies were implicated.

Aboobaker has been leading evidence with nine other advocates in public hearings in Pretoria.

The commission says he resigned two months ago.

Spokesperson William Baloyi said, "I can confirm that he resigned two month ago from the commission and we agreed with him that we would not disclose his reasons."

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