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Skip Navigation LinksMedia Release - POLOKWANE MUNICIPALITY PARTS WAYS WITH MR DIKGAPE MAKOBE AS MUNICIPAL MANAGER - 17 September 2021

Polokwane Municipality has, today during its special council meeting, amicably parted ways with Mr. Dikgape Makobe who has been its Municipal Manager since 2017. Mr. Makobe was appointed as Municipal Manager for a period of five years from 01 May 2017 ending 30 April 2022. 


He has tendered his resignation as Municipal Manager to the Executive Mayor on the 7th of September 2021. Council accepted his resignation. 


The resignation of Mr. Makobe from the employ of the municipality has created a vacancy. Therefore, Council has today appointed Mr. Ramakuntwane Selepe as the Acting Municipal Manager for a period of three months effective from 20 September 2021 or until Council concludes a recruitment process or whichever comes first. Mr. Selepe is currently the Director for Community Services within the municipality. 


The municipality takes this opportunity to thank Mr. Makobe for the work he has done for the municipality and wishes him the best in his future endeavors. 


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Issued by Communications and Marketing Unit


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Thipa Selala 

067 644 8021 

thipas@polokwane.gov.za