He was appointed despite being dismissed from the same municipality in 2012 after being found guilty on four charges of misconduct.
The charges related to a land deal where the provincial Department of Human Settlements granted the town R28 million for a transaction.
An independent valuation later put the value of the land at R2.4m. Nqoqo faced seven charges.
The department said the recent court case related to Ngoqo’s appointment by and the payment of R781 184 to him in February.