Rustenburg - The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) in the North West on Thursday welcomed the African National Congress (ANC) nomination of Professor Job Mokgoro as premier of the province.
Provincial Sanco chairman Paul Sebegoe said the manner in which Mokgoro reconfigured the provincial executive council (Exco) of the North West government would indicate whether he would deal decisively with the challenges facing the province.
"We can’t ignore the obvious fact that Mokgoro was nominated by the current ANC Provincial Executive Committee [PEC] which oversaw the near collapse of the Mahumapelo administration, entrenched factionalism as well deep divisions within structures of the organisation, strained relations with alliance partners and alleged rampant looting of state resources. We trust that in its wisdom the NWC [National working Committee] had considered these factors when it arrived at the decision to endorse his deployment," he said.
Sebegoe said Mokgoro was a reputable and seasoned administrator who brings a wealth of experience and professionalism into the responsibility he would be taking over.
"The responsibility to stabilise the current administration while overseeing implementation of the recommendations of the inter-ministerial task team towards restoring good governance and effective systems for prudent financial management suits him well."