JOHANNESBURG, April 5 South Africa's Treasury on
Wednesday said the departure of its Director General Lungisa
Fuzile, whose contract was due to end in May 2018, was now
The Treasury said in a statement that Fuzile had been
indicating his desire to leave the department for some time, and
in the past few days he has been focusing on ensuring a smooth
hand over to new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Fuzile's departure would follow that of his former boss
Pravin Gordhan, who was sacked in a cabinet reshuffle and
replaced by Gigaba.
(Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Joe Brock)