New Gauteng Education MEC has ‘big boots’ to fill, appointment welcomed

The appointment of the new Gauteng MEC for Education, Matome Chiloane, has been widely welcomed following his successful stint as the former chairperson of the Education Portfolio Committee.

Chiloane has replaced Premier Panyaza Lesufi, now the Premier of Gauteng, who announced his replacement on Friday..

The United Front for School Governing Bodies (UFSGB), welcomed Chiloane’s appointment, saying that he had demonstrated his understanding and passion on the issues of oversight and scrutiny of the department. Chiloane was elected the chairperson of education portfolio in the Gauteng Legislature in 2019 and was in the position until now.

“MEC Chiloane cut his political teeth as an…

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