After several temporary appointments for the Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) position.
On Wednesday, the municipality confirmed through a media statement, the appointment of Mr MJ Makgata as the new CFO.
The appointment was made during the FTLM’s sitting held at the chamber on February 10. Makgata is expected to commence with his duties on 1 March.
“His appointment follows the resignation of the Chief Financial officer in 2018 and the subsequent resignation of the Deputy CFO in 2019. Makgata brings a wealth of experience to the Municipality due to his exposure to local government sphere. He served as the CFO of the defunct Fetakgomo Municipality and as the Deputy CFO of the City of Polokwane,” said the statement which was released by the FTLM’s communications team.
Meanwhile the FTLM also refuted the reports that their newly appointed acting Director of Corporate Services, Virginia Maphutha was not qualified for her position.
“We want to put on record that the appointed person to the position has met all the requirements as stipulated in the Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000 Section 56. The council was also satisfied with the appointment.”