The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has learnt with shock, the news of the attempted assassination of its Chief Audit Executive, Thami Zikode.

The attack occurred following  Zikode leaving work on Friday evening.

Zikode was followed by a car as he left the office. When he got to the gate of his house, the occupants of the car started shooting at his car.

The matter has been reported to the police for further investigation.

The SABC says Zikode was unharmed and remains fully committed to ensuring good governance within the Corporation.