New Ekurhuleni Mayor says it’s time to restore dignity of the city’s people

Reading Time: < 1 minute

Newly-elected City of Ekurhuleni Mayor Tania Campbell says it’s now time to begin the process of restoring the dignity of the people of Ekurhuleni.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) councillor was elected Mayor at a council sitting on Monday. Of the 221 votes cast, Campbell got 116, beating her opposition, former African National Congress (ANC) Mayor Mzwandile Masina who obtained 105 votes. 

Campbell has been a DA councillor in the City of Ekurhuleni since 2000.

In 2013, she was elected chairwoman of the DA caucus in the metro and served as the DA’s Community Safety Spokesperson in the metro.

DA’s Tania Campbell elected as mayor in Ekurhuleni:

In October 2020, she was elected as DA caucus leader after the incumbent, Phillip de Lange, resigned after a motion of no confidence was brought against him.

Campbell replaced the DA’s initial mayoral candidate, Refiloe Nt’seke.

LGE 2021 | ANC suffers losses in key Gauteng metros: