Johannesburg - Cricket SA's (CSA) brand and corporate relations manager Kass Naidoo tendered her resignation to the board on Saturday.
who was one of the recipients of the undisclosed bonuses, was seen
leaving the board meeting, accompanied by her husband.
"This morning, I tendered my resignation to Cricket SA," Naidoo wrote on Twitter.
She also issued a full statement on social networking site Facebook.
have stayed until now firstly to allow the processes to fully
investigate me, as I have been implicated, and secondly to passionately
promote the good work of CSA through a daunting period for it, and not
to leave it in the lurch," Naidoo said in her statement.
that the ministerial committee of inquiry has completed its work, I
believe that it is the right time to go. Naturally, I remain available
to any forum having jurisdiction and requiring input from me," she said.
was the third person to quit the embattled organisation this week after
acting president AK Khan and chairman of the risk and auditing
committee John Blair resigned on Wednesday.
The fallout was a
result of a ministerial inquiry, headed by retired judge Chris
Nicholson, who released a report to CSA last week.
recommended a complete restructuring of the board and Sports Minister
Fikile Mbalula told reporters on Friday that it was a watershed moment
"If the board of Cricket South Africa has any moral
compass, and understands its fiduciary duties, it must, in its meeting
tomorrow, do the right thing," Mbalula said.
"Is it not time for
the board to make way for a new leadership that will take Cricket South
Africa to a new era of hope and clean governance?"