Mathabatha was the only official on the top 5 whose position was not contested at the provincial elective conference held at The Ranch Lodge outside Polokwane at the weekend.
"I have had to terminate counsel's briefs in the matter because of the uncertainty around [legal] fees."
It's been three months of corruption-busting, cleaning up governance issues and VAT hikes.
The North West is in administration because the ANC has failed to deal with the problem of the provinces.
"She is bold and courageous," said OUTA CEO Wayne Duvenage.
"I don't have to be in Parliament to be significant."
This follows a special report into state capture and corruption by one of the world's leading publications.
President Ramaphosa got out of the starting blocks like Usain Bolt on February 15 and two months later, he has set the pace for an athletic presidency.
The president was photographed by fellow passengers on a flight to Durban.
"The case is going to be heard on April 6 at the Durban High Court."