Premiers and MPLs are all set and done

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- citizen.co.za | a month ago

Local government is firmly in place following the swearing-in of members of the provincial legislatures (MPLs) and premiers in the nine province yesterday.

In the Eastern Cape, Oscar Mabuyane was sworn in as premier, with Helen August elected speaker and Mlibo Qoboshiyane as her deputy. Loyiso Magqashela is the chief whip and Kholiswa Fihlani is his deputy; In the Western Cape legislature, former community safety MEC Alan Winde was sworn-in as new premier.

Before this, businessperson-turned – politician served as MEC for economic opportunities; finance, economic development and tourism.

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