Unemployment rate (official)
Education (aged 20 +)
Mr. Gugu Mhlongo-Ntshangase’s leadership combined with the efforts and collaboration of all members of the Lekwa Municipality is responsible for the overall success of the Municipality. The Municipality is working together towards a common cause that benefits the people of our area.
Executive Mayor: Mr Lindokuhle Blessing Robert Dhlamini
Speaker: Ms Harriet Khota
Chief Whip: Ms Mapaseka Molaba
The role of the chief whip is to manage other members of the Council and of the party to ensure that its members maintain discipline and good conduct and specifically seeks to ensure that party members speak with one voice on matters of policy and strategies. Furthermore is to redefine, given that municipalities perform a dual role, encompassing both the executive and legislative domains.
The speaker presides as meetings of the council and preforms duties and excercises the powers delegated to the speaker in terms of section 59 of the Local
Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000); [Para. (b,) amended by s. 14 (a) of Act 51 of 2002,]
An executive mayor is entitled to receive reports from committees of the municipal council and to forward thesereports together with a recommendation to the council when the matter cannot be disposed of by the executive mayor in terms of the executive mayor’s delegated powers.