Gauteng News

New Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements and COGTA ready to hit the ground running.

Terri-Liza Fortein

Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Human Settlements, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Mr Dikgang “Uhuru” Moiloa  was officially sworn in by High Court Judge-President, Dunstan Mlambo earlier today

MEC Moiloa said he was honoured to be heading up the Human Settlements and Cogta departments and was keen to serve the people of Gauteng.

“This is a great challenge for me personally but also an opportunity to grow,” he said.

While acknowledging the task was a mammoth one, the new MEC was clear that he would engage with the ordinary people of Gauteng and other sectors of society including business to ensure that he delivers on his mandate.

The MEC added that beneficiaries also need to know what government is planning and I he be having these conversations with the people of Gauteng, because honest conversations are important to manage expectations.

MEC Moiloa is a long serving member of the ANC who has a wide range of political and governance experience.

He previously occupied Moiloa is currently the Deputy Speaker of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. He joined the Gauteng Legislature  in 1999.