Successful mayor Kekana re-elected in Sarah Baartman district

Sarah Baartman Distric Municipality mayor Khunjuzwa Kekana Picture: AVUYILE MNGXITAMA-DIKO
Sarah Baartman District Municipality mayor Khunjuzwa Kekana

After it had received awards and accolades for good administration as one of the country’s top municipalities, it came as no surprise that Khunjuzwa Kekana was re-elected mayor of Sarah Baartman District Municipality yesterday.

Although she could boast that her district municipality was a shining example of clean governance, Kekana vowed to work hard to ensure that all staff adhered to supply chain laws.

Yesterday, she was re-elected unopposed, with Nonkqubela Peters as council speaker, at the first council meeting in Addo.

Under Kekana’s leadership, the municipality had two consecutive clean audits from the auditor-general.

The municipality has won various awards for clean governance and has also been recognised by ANC leader Jacob Zuma as the second-best ANCrun municipality in the country.

In her acceptance speech, Kekana made it clear that although the books had been given a clean bill of health for years, this did not mean officials must rest.

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