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19 April 2017

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC introduces new substantive Head of the Department

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr, Mpho Motlhabane has formally introduced the new substantive Head of the Department.

Introducing Ms Botlhale Anna Mofokeng as the new He ad of Administration for the Department, MEC Motlhabane said the HoD will drive all initiatives aimed at ensuring that the people of Bokone Bophirima do not only live in an environment that i s free of crime but also continue to provide them with affordable and accessible transport services a s well as guarantees a reduction of fatalities on a ll our roads.

Her experience boasts an impressive record within t he public service, having worked and risen through the ranks from a position of Community Deve lopment Officer, through Deputy Director for IDP position, late becoming the Director for Financ e and Support at the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements up to a level of a Chief Director responsible for Local Governance.

“As the Department we are elated to be introducing such an astute and complete public servant from whom we expect a good personality, a complete leade r, natural and humane inside and outwardly. Having had a stint, working most difficult sphere o f government, the municipalities as well as her training as a social worker, we undoubtedly are in safer hands.

You must never be afraid to be in charge but never aspire to be popular.

You must lead us to greater heights and ensure the department never fails in executing its mandate.” said MEC Motlhabane.

The MEC further pleaded for cohesion, cooperation a nd support from the senior management of the department to be extended to Ms. Mofokeng at all ma terial times. He said only this will help the department to build a formidable and cohesive force with the new Head of the Department like it happened with all former heads and acting heads of the department respectively.

Mofokeng’s education credentials stands her in good stead for the task ahead as she has Masters in Business Administration, B.Soc.Sc (Social Work) and B.A (Social Work) all from the University of North West. A complete and proud product of Bokone Bophir ima.

Motlhabane expressed his gratitude to Mr Buti Chuma for having served as the acting head of the department. “He never hesitated to heed to the call to act as the head of department albeit for a short spell and this exemplifies the calibre of wor kforce required to serve the public with passion, dedication and humility. We further wish Mr Chuma t he best of luck in his new responsibilities also at the Office of the Premier,” concluded Motlhabane.
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HOD Ms Botlhale Mofokeng


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