Joburg Mayor Dr. Phalatse Names Multi-Party Team

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Johannesburg Mayor Dr. Mayor Mpho Phalatse on Monday announced her long-awaited 10-person mayoral committee.

The new mayoral committee is made up of four Democratic Alliance (DA) members, three ActionSA members, one each from the IFP, FF+ and the ACDP.

Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters and the African National Congress – led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, do not have members in the new mayoral committee to run Johannesburg.

Announcing the 10 committee members Dr. Phalatse said the new multi-party mayoral committee was finally agreed to after weeks of negotiations between political parties to bring a stable government in the City of Johannesburg.

The new mayoral team:

Julie Suddaby (DA) – Finance

Leah Knott (DA) – Group Corporate and Shared Services

Funzela Ngobeni (ActionSA) – Transport

Belinda Echeozonjoku (DA) – Development and Planning

Mlungisi Providence Mabaso (IFP) – Housing

Nkuli Mbundu (ActionSA) – Economic Development

Franco De Lange (FF+) – Health and Social Development

Ronald Winston Harris (ACDP) – Community Development

Michael Sun (DA) – Environment and Infrastructure Service Delivery

David Thembe (ActionSA) – Public Safety