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
Picture: AVUYILE MNGXITAMA-DIKO

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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