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EXECUTIVE MAYOR OF KING SABATA DALINDYEBO MUNICIPALITY EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

He was born in Mqanduli, King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipal area in the Eastern Cape. Councillor Zozo is a former Educator who served in a number of schools in the Eastern Cape, Prior to devoting his time to serving the KSD communities, he served as an Educator working up the ranks in the Department of Education up to the level of a Circuit Manager, where he was responsible for Coordination and management of schools, Support and Evaluation of teaching and learning, Governance Policy Implementation in Public institutions, Stakeholder relations management and budget allocation. He left this position in 2011 to join the KSD Municipality.

His love for children still tilts his compass towards them. He has been with the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality from 2011 where he served as the Chief Whip of the Council and was in 2013 elected the Speaker of Council until the 3rd August 2016. He is the current Executive Mayor of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality which has 72 councillors and 36 wards. He is a member of the African National Congress (ANC) which is the party in government. He also served in a number of forums established to support governance in municipalities. He has held a number of leadership positions in the struggle for liberation, which inter alia includes being a member of the Mthatha Youth Congress, Publicity Secretary of the South African National Student Congress of the Lumko branch, Regional Executive member of the ANC Youth League in Transkei Region and a Board member of the Transkei Community School Building Trust. Politically, he currently serves as a member of the ANC Regional Executive Committee in the O.R Tambo Region which is the second largest region in South Africa. His undergraduate studies are in the field of education and his Post-grad in Public Administration.

Subsequent to attaining his Honours Degree in Public Management, he pursued his MPA in Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University which he is still pursuing. Behind his name are a number of certificates in management Practice, Project Management Conflict Management and Local Government Transformation. Serving the people, accounting thereto and changing their lives for the better should be a title of a book he will write as he always speaks of such with enthusiasm. He is passionate about South African economy and rural economic development and has established a number of programmes that support sustainability of local projects, the last being the KSD Economic Model which will see restructuring of economic activity in each of the 36 wards and unleashing the potential therein. His compass is tilted towards the vulnerable groups in society being: the poor the underdeveloped and the working class. “Our ordinary people must be served and supported with all the means available towards their total emancipation”
 
Councillor Dumani Zozo
Councillor Dumani Zozo