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Who is Job Mokgoro? Meet the new North West premier

Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro was named as the new Premier of North West on Friday (June 22, 2018) morning after resignation of Supra Mahumapelo as the premier and member of the provincial legislature.

Here’s are everything you need to know about the new North West premier, Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro:

Tebogo Job Mokgoro, was born in Kimberley in 1948.

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

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 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.

Professor Mokgoro is currently 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.