Johannesburg - South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) CEO Nazir Alli has resigned, the roads agency said.
Alli would continue in his post until June 3, chairperson
Tembakazi Mnyaka said in a statement.
The board accepted the resignation at a meeting on Monday.
He thanked Alli for his contribution since Sanral's
inception in 1998. Sanral did not give reasons for Alli's resignation.
"The immediate focus and priority of the board is to
ensure that Sanral continues to perform its essential role in operating and
maintaining more than 16 000km of national roads across South Africa,"
Processes had been initiated by national government to
address the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project and e-tolling, the start of
which was halted by a court order on April 28.
"The board will ensure that Sanral contributes to and
cooperates with the deliberations now under way," he said.