Mayor Sphesihle Zulu Welcomes New Municipal Manager

Mandeni Local Municipality is proud to announce the official appointment of Mr Sizwe Khuzwayo on his new role as the Municipal Manager.

Mr Khuzwayo has previously been employed by the Mandeni Municipality as Director of the Department of Economic Development, Planning and Human Settlement for five years. He was then appointed by Council as the Acting Municipal Manager in December 2016 until his official appointment in as Municipal Manager Mid October 2017. The Municipal Manager possess an Honours Degree qualification along with vast experience in local government as he has been with the Sector for 14 Years and operating at Senior Management Level for almost 10 years. Mayor Sphesihle Zulu said that the staff and council look forward to working with the new Municipal Manager as he applies his knowledge and skills into his new role.

Mr Khuzwayo is born and bred from KwaMaphumulo Municipality which is one of the family of municipalities constituting the District of Ilembe. We urge the community to rally behind the Municipal Manager and give him the time and necessary support he needs in order to strengthen our Municipality. Mayor Zulu reiterated the role the Municipal Manager will play in providing quality leadership to move our Municipality forward.

Mayor Zulu went on to say that the Municipality is committed to choosing a strong leadership, who are willing to work together to continue building a stronger and economically viable Mandeni.

His worship the Mayor also thanked former Chief Financial Oficer, Mr Ntokozo Hlongwa who is leaving the Municipality after ten years of dedicated service as well as Robin Sewdular who served as Director Technical services and recently left our organisation.

Mandeni Municipality Council made a resolution to appoint Miss Nompulelo Guzana as Acting Chief Financial Officer and Mrs Nonjabulo Ngwane as an Acting Director Technical services.

We wish all newly appointed officials well in their new strategic responsibilities.


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