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Job Mokgoro: Biography, Age, Wife, Profile, Qualifications, Premier of North West

BIRTH NAME: Tebogo Job Mokgoro
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kimberley, Northern Cape
OCCUPATION: Academic and Politician
WIFE: Yvonne Mokgoro

Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro is the Premier of North West; a position he has held since the 21 June 2018.

Early Life , Background And Childhood

Professor Job Mokgoro was born in 1948 in Kimberley, Northern Cape.


Job Mokgoro is married to former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro.

Academic Qualifications

Professor Makgoro holds a number of administrative and academic accolades including a Masters and Honorary Doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Toledo in the United States.


In April 1994 Professor Mokgoro became the first Director-General of the North West administration tasked with rationalising and integrating three government administrations into one North West province.

Professor Mokgoro was responsible for the School of Governance in the North West Provincial Administration, with an outstanding history of service in South Africa. He was a visiting professor at Wits University’s Graduate School of Public and Development Management.