Chief Whip of Council Ald Jongizizwe Dlabathi

Born in Kwa-Thema Alderman Jongizizwe Dlabathi holds a National Diploma and BTech Degree in Internal Auditing from the Tshwane University of Technology, and recently graduated with a postgraduate diploma in project management from Regent Business School.

Ald Dlabathi has worked at the office of the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) and the City of Johannesburg as an Information Systems Auditor. As part of his career path, he also worked for Intersite (now known as PRASA CRES) in internal audit and procurement.

From 2011 to 2016, he was the Strategic Advisor to the Member of the Mayoral Committee responsible for Finance, ICT and Real Estate. Post 2016 local government elections, he was sworn in as the Chief Whip of Council in the City of Ekurhuleni.

The alderman chaired the following committees: Political Management Team in the City which comprises the aforementioned Chief Whip of Council, Executive Mayor and the Speaker of Council, Multi-Party Whippery Forum as well as the Capacity Building and Institutional Resilience Working Group for South African Local Government Association (SALGA) as its provincial chairperson.

His work in the strategic management of the municipality caught the eye of all those around him as a beacon of hope that there are young people who can lead with objectivity, strong acumen, humility and heart.

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