Pretoria: The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has on behalf of local government congratulated the newly – elected Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Danny Jordaan.
Jordaan was elected as the new Executive Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, on Thursday.
SALGA said it extends a warm welcome as he begins his exciting journey in a challenging and dynamic local government space.
“As organised local government, we pledge SALGA’s ever readiness to support and assist Jordaan in steering the metro into calmer and stable waters as part of our common vision to improve service delivery and better the lives of our people.”
Jordaan, in his address after being elected, said he was committed to addressing challenges of education, unemployment, economic development and drug abuse in the metropolitan municipality.
He said he would within the next few weeks spell out a comprehensive support plan to turn around the fortunes of the city.
SOURCE: South African Official News