Ex-mayor sworn in as Eastern Cape MPL

2013-10-22 21:05
(Dan Calderwood, News24)

(Dan Calderwood, News24)

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Johannesburg - The former district mayor of the OR Tambo municipality in the Eastern Cape, Dingaan Myolwa, was sworn in as an MPL on Tuesday.

"This follows a vacancy created by the resignation of former member Mkhangeli Matomela," provincial spokesperson Velisile Bukula said in a statement.

Myolwa would serve on several portfolio committees, including local government, sport and recreation, economic development and public participation.

Provincial legislature speaker Fikile Xasa said he hoped Myolwa would add value to the province's core business and ensure that public participation was fully realised.

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