The Presiding Officers of Parliament have bid farewell to the outgoing Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, having described him as someone who embodied exemplary leadership and saluted his contributions.
Parliament issued a statement on Tuesday, 12 October 2021, confirming that the presiding officers, led by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and National Council of Provinces Chairperson, Amos Masondo, paid tribute to the outgoing Chief Justice of South Africa, Mogoeng Mogoeng.
Mogoeng served his final day on Monday, 11 October 2021. Parliament noted how he was the fourth chief justice of the country since the advent of democracy, and has served the court and its people outstandingly and remarkably since taking over in 2011.
The presiding officers applauded Mogoeng for what they described as his exceptional contribution to the Constitutional democracy, by making the role of the Constitutional Court stronger during his tenure. Mogoeng was also saluted for remaining faithful to the country and was further described as embodying exemplary leadership.
See the post below.
PRESIDING OFFICERS BID FAREWELL TO THE OUTGOING CHIEF JUSTICE pic.twitter.com/k10Hd74FI1
— Parliament of RSA (@ParliamentofRSA) October 12, 2021