Premier David Makhura's has not only recycled some of the previous MEC for his new Gauteng cabinet but has added a new surprises too.
Former mayor of Tshwane, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa is now the MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment. Ramokgopa is the younger brother of the former MEC for Health in Gauteng, Gwen Ramokgopa.
Panyaza Lesufi, who many praised for his work in changing education in Gateng, has moved to Finance and e-Government. but Faith Mazibuko, who has been an MEC since 2009, has left Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation for Community Safety, the very same position she occupied a few years ago.
Makhura said since assuming office as premier of Gauteng and having clearly understood the new mandate given to the 6th Administration, he gave serious thought about the women and men who would constitute the new Executive Council.
The new MECs are: