The chief executive officer (CEO) of South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL), Nazir Alli, has handed a letter of resignation to the SANRAL board at a meeting yesterday (7 May).
The board of SANRAL through its chairperson, Tembakazi Mnyaka, made an pronouncement today confirming that they received a the letter and have accepted Alli’s resignation.
Alli, who joined SANRAL in 1998, has decided to hand in his resignation yesterday – 9 days after the North Gauteng High Court applied brakes the roads agency’s implementation of
e-tolling. The reasons for Alli’s departure are unkwown.
Mnyaka said the SANRAL board thank Alli for his years of service, adding that “as announced in recent weeks, processes have been initiated at national government
level to address the variety of issues involved in the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) and e-tolling. The Board will ensure that SANRAL contributes to
and cooperates with the deliberations now underway”.