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Polokwane Municipality congratulates its Executive Mayor Cllr Thembi Nkadimeng for being elected as the new President of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) on Thursday 13 June 2019​.

 

The President of the Republic, Cyril Ramaphosa endorsed the decision of SALGA National Executive Committee (NEC) that elected Cllr Thembi Nkadimeng to replace Mr. Parks Tau to serve as President of SALGA. 

 

Prior to being elected as the new President, Cllr Nkadimeng was elected SALGA Deputy President in 2018 where she represented the country's municipalities in various parts of the world.

 

Her election comes at a critical time when local government is experiencing difficult challenges. With that in mind, Polokwane Municipality is confident that she has the right experience and leadership capacity to carry out and accomplish the demanding mandate that has been put on her shoulders and her leadership collective at the country's behest.

 

Polokwane Municipality is proud of Cllr Nkadimeng's achievements in the national and international footprint on local government and wishes her the best in her new national role. Polokwane is destined to benefit immensely from her national and international leadership and experience on local governance.

 

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Issued by Communications and Marketing Unit

 

For media enquiries, please contact

Thipa Selala

067 644 8021

thipas@polokwane.gov.za​​​