His Worship Mayor Smangaliso Mgenge announced the official appointment of Mr Khaya Mthethwa as the new Chief Financial Officer.
The mayor congratulated Mr. Mthethwa on behalf of the council and the administration and wished him a successful career in the municipality.
Mr Mthethwa’s municipal experience coupled with his experience in working in the Office of the Auditor General, and his experience in the private sector, will ensure that the municipality
continues on its path to getting a clean audit.
Mr Mthethwa holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting Science as well as a qualification in Local Government Financial Management.
Mr Mthethwa’s vision is to ensure that the Municipality develops a clear financial plan to enable it to remain financially stable and aim towards getting a clean audit.
Mr Mthethwa further emphasised that he will prioritise local economic development by ensuring that Supply Chain Management policies support emerging local businesses.
Mr Mthethwa also said under his leadership, he will ensure that competent staff is hired within the Finance Department in order to effectively implement policies.
Mr Mthethwa has also pledged to fulfill the Municipality’s vision of improving the quality of life for uMfolozi citizens, by creating an economically viable and sustainable Municipality, which delivers quality services and aims to achieve a clean audit as per Council’s target for the current term.