Alex Japho Matlala
2 minute read
7 Nov 2019
6:27 am

VBS-tainted Vhembe district gets new municipal manager

Alex Japho Matlala

'Dedication, commitment, hard work, transparency and teamwork are my five pillars for success,' said Sylvia Ndou, Vhembe district municipality municipal manager.

Scenery in the Vhembe district municipality in Limpopo. Picture: Twitter

The cash-strapped Vhembe district municipality in Limpopo has finally appointed a new full-time municipal manager, almost a year since the revelation that the entity lost R300 million in the VBS Mutual Bank saga last year. The new manager, Sylvia Ndou, was appointed during a special council sitting yesterday. Ndou is not new to local governance. She has a bachelor of administration degree from the University of Venda, a leadership in municipal development qualification from the University of Pretoria and a masters degree in public management from the University of Venda, among many other qualifications. She worked as a financial aid...