The ANC regions of Ekurhuleni and Johannesburg have elected its new leaders in the lead-up to the party’s provincial conference later this month. In Johannesburg, Parks Tau hands over the reins of the regional chairmanship to Geoff Makhubo, who is a former MMC for finance in the city of Johannesburg and was the treasurer of the ANC in Johannesburg. Makhubo was elected unopposed. His deputy is Eunice Mgcina, who replaced Connie Bapela after she passed away earlier this year. Dada Morero remains secretary of the region, while Loyiso Masuku becomes the deputy secretary, replacing Dan Bovu. Mpho Moerane is the new treasurer. Makhubo said on Sunday that Tau remained leader of the ANC caucus in the council in the city of Johannesburg. Tau is also a former mayor of the metro. Makhubo said the leadership of the region would lobby hard to get Tau elected as deputy chairperson in Gauteng. The position of deputy chairperson will be highly contested at the Gauteng conference, which is scheduled...

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