Tributes have poured in for outgoing Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu who died in hospital at 54.
The Auditor-General’s office released a statement confirming that he was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in 2018.
During his address on Wednesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa paid tribute to Makwetu.
“During his time as auditor-general, Mr Makwetu served this country with dedication, distinction, and with great integrity.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time of great sorrow,” he said.