Hon. Cllr Vusi Motha
Executive Mayor, Cllr Vusi Mduduzi Motha was born on the 27th day of
July 1981. He was born at Vrede Farm near Beyers, about 15 KM outside eMkhondo
town. He started schooling at Mispa Lower Primary School and Salem Primary
School before proceeding to Ndawonye Higher Primary School. He did his higher
education at Ndlela High School.
started his political careers from the ranks of the ANC Youth League where he
played an active role in shaping the youth involvement in community development
and education. Executive Mayor Vusi Motha pursued his political path and his
passion in politics saw him become elected into the Regional Executive
Committee of the African National Congress of the Gert Sibande. He is currently
the Regional Deputy Chairperson of the ANC.
early days of work started from the local Forestry. He once worked as a Petrol
Attendant at SASOL garage on the N2 road en route to KwaZulu Natal. He later
joined the Mkhondo Local Municipality where he worked as a Fire Fighter. This
opportunity opened him better doors of formal working career when he was
appointed as the Disaster Officer before being promoted to the higher position
of the Disaster Manager in the local-based Gert Sibande District Municipality
Disaster Centre where he was coordinating the emergency services of the
district. The Executive Mayor Motha was later appointed to serve as the
Parliamentary Officer in the Mpumalanga Provincial Department of Human
Settlements and Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and
Environmental Affairs, respectively.
Between the year 2014 and July 2016, he was
deployed in the Gert Sibande District Municipality where he was the Member of
the Mayoral Committee responsible for Community and Social Services. Just after
the recent local government elections held countrywide on the 03rd
of August 2016, the ANC elected him to lead the Mkhondo Local Municipality in
his capacity as the new Executive Mayor. The Executive Mayor Motha is married
to Khanyisile Mdluli.