Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Sipho Hlomuka has congratulated the newly elected Mayor and Speaker of the uMlalazi Local Municipality.
Yesterday, 23 February the Council of the Mlalazi Local Municipality convened and elected Cllr Thulani Dlamini as Mayor and Cllr Mthokozisi Edward Dlamini as the Speaker.
The election of the Mayor comes following the tragic passing of Cllr Thelumoya Bazil Zulu who passed away in December.
The election of the Speaker comes after the resignation of the previous Speaker.
MEC Hlomuka has committed his department to working with the newly elected Mayor and the Council to ensure that residents of uMlalazi continue to receive services. “As a department, we are committed to the wellbeing of the municipality and its residents. It is our firm belief that the election of the Mayor and Speaker marks an important moment in the municipality. We look forward to working closely with the Council as it seeks to serve the people of Mlalazi under the leadership of Cllr T.D Dlamini” said Hlomuka.