“This acting appointment is aimed at bringing stability in the police intelligence environment,” Phiyega said.
The decision is also intended to ensure continuity and delivery with regards to Crime Intelligence, Protection and Security Services.
Ngcobo took up the position on Tuesday.
SAPS noted Ngcobo brought good experience to the role, having served in the protection services and intelligence areas for 17 years.
He joined the service in 1994. Since then has been promoted through various ranks and has received a number of medals in recognition for excellence in his work.
“We congratulate Major General Ngcobo on his new acting role and look forward to his contributions towards the attainment of the safety and security of South Africa’s citizens.
With his grasp of management values and undercover experience, Major General Ngcobo will seek to restore the reputation of crime intelligence activities,” SAPS said. – BuaNews