Dr JS Moroka Municipality appoints new mayor

Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality council has appointed Rhoda Sazi Mathabe as executive mayor during a sitting yesterday.

“As the Executive Mayor, I will hold all the authority of the Mayoral seat and am committed to continuing to serve our residents, committed to clean governance and service delivery” said mayor Mathabe. In the same Council sitting, Cllr Dipuo Pearlygate Mahlangu was appointed as the Speaker.

READ: Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality mayor resigns

Mathabe was the Speaker of Council since August 2016, this comes after Thulare Madileng resigned as mayor in a special council sitting on September 30.

According to the municipality, the reason for his resignation was due to family related commitments. “The municipality respects his decision and will continue to support him. The municipality would like to wish him all of the best with his future endeavours,” read a statement that was issued out then.

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