Deputy Director in the office of the Municipal Manager, Sizwe Mayisela, has been officially appointed as an acting Municipal Manager.
A council meeting which was held on the 31st of August 2017 took a resolution that Mr Mayisela should be appointed to act in the position after Mr Theo Van Vuuren contract lapsed.
Mr Mayisela will act in the position until a Municipal Manager is appointed.
The position will be re-advertised after the panel decided that the scope should be broadened.
Mr Mayisela was introduced to staff members on the 1st of September 2017 and he made a commitment, together with staff members, to turn the fortunes of the Emalahleni Local Municipality around and improve service delivery.