Johannesburg - Gauteng Premier David Makhura has wielded the axe on a number of MECs , but retained others and put them into key positions.
Former Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has been moved to finance to succeed Barbara Creecy as MEC for Finance and e-Government.
ANC provincial treasurer Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko has been appointed as the education MEC.
She is not new in the provincial executive as she previously served as MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in 2009 for a brief period.
Jacob Mamabolo has been retained in the provincial executive and is MEC for public transport and road infrastructure.