About the NMBM Council

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NELSON MANDELA BAY MISSION


‘Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is a global city that is governed by an inclusive and innovative administration, focused on sustainable service delivery, socio-economic development, infrastructure development, local and regional integration through comprehensive initiatives.’

VISION

‘To be a globally competitive and preferred Metropole that works collectively with the people to improve lives, boost the economy, advocating zero corruption, and to have a transformed administration aimed at enhancing service delivery.’

BRAND PROMISE

Collectively we can achieve more

ABOUT COUNCIL

The City has 120 Councillors, comprising 60 Ward Councillors and 60 Proportional Representative (PR) Councillors, as elected by the residents of the Metro in the August 2016 Local Government elections.

EXECUTIVE MAYORAL SYSTEM

The Executive Mayor governs together with the Speaker, who is the Chairperson of the Metropolitan Council, the Deputy Executive Mayor and a team of Chairpersons of Portfolio Committees within an Executive Mayoral Committee system.

Our Executive Mayoral system is combined with a vibrant Ward Participatory System to ensure community participation at grassroots level.

Council is headed by the Speaker. The role of a council in local government is that of lawmaker and, as such, it focuses on legislation, participation and oversight. In addition, municipal councils facilitate political discussions and debate in order to assist in planning and decision-making. The Council of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is headed by the Speaker and comprises 120 Councillors, elected through a mixed-member proportional representative system. Altogether 60 of those Councillors were elected through a voting process in the 60 wards that make up Nelson Mandela Bay. The remaining 60 Councillors were selected from party lists, on the basis that the total number of party representatives must be proportional to the number of votes received.


Nelson Mandela Bay Council as announced on 22 November 2021

 

POSITION NAME
Executive Mayor Cllr Eugene Johnson
Deputy Executive Mayor Cllr Buyelwa Mafaya
Speaker of Council Cllr Gary van Niekerk
Chief Whip
Cllr Wandisile Jikeka
MAYORAL COMMITTEE
MMC: Infrastructure & Engineering Cllr Stag Mitchel
MMC: Budget & Treasury Cllr Tukela Zumani
MMC: Safety & Security Cllr Lawrence Troon
MMC: Roads & Transport Cllr Bongani Mani
MMC: Human Resources & Corporate Services Cllr Makhi Feni
MMC: Human Settlements Cllr Itumelang Ranyele
MMC: Economic Development, Tourism & Agriculture Cllr Mkhuseli Jack
MMC: Electricity & Energy Cllr Luxolo Namette
MMC: Public Health Cllr Thsonono Buyeye
MMC: Sport, Recreation, Arts & Culture Services Cllr Basi Kamana

NMB Council November 2021

MR. Loxolo Namette (UDM) MMC: Electricity and Energy
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MR. Wandisile Jikeka (ANC) Chief Whip
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MS. Buyelwa Nancy Mafaya (ANC) Deputy Executive Mayor
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MS. Eugene Johnson (ANC) Executive Mayor
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MR. Mcebisi Bass Kamana (PAC) MMC: Budget and Treasury
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MR. Makhi Feni (ANC) MMC: Corporate Services and Human Resources
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MR. Mkhuseli John Jack (AIM) MMC: Economic Development Tourism and Agriculture
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MS. Itumeleng Felicity Ranyele (ANC) MMC: Human Settlements
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MR. John Mervyn Mitchell (NA) MMC: Infrastructure and Engineering
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MR. Bongani Gladman Mani (ANC) MMC: Roads and Transport
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MR. Lawrence Troon (GOOD) MMC: Safety and Security
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MR. Thsonono Christopher Solomon Buyeye (AIC) Public Health
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MR. Gary Van Niekerk (NA) Speaker
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