MEC Hlomuka announces appointment of Local Government Deputy Director General

KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka has welcomed the appointment of Mr Thulani Mdadane, from the department of Public Works, to the role of Deputy Director General for Local Government within the department.

Mr Mdadane will lead a team of highly motivated local government specialists within the department who are tasked with ensuring that adequate support is provided to the province’s 54 municipalities which are facing a myriad of challenges.

Hlomuka has welcomed the appointment and has wished Mr Mdadane all the best in his new role: “We wish Mr Mdadane all the best in this important task that he has been given in spear-heading the turnaround of local government in the province,” said Hlomuka.

Mdadane has the following qualifications: a Master’s degree in Construction Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a Bachelor of Information Science degree from UNISA, an Honours degree in Information Science from UKZN, a Master’s degree in Infrastructure Design from UCT, an MBA from MANCOSA, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law from the Graduate Institute of Management and Technology. He has served in various management roles within the Provincial Government.