Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Bloemfontein: In yesterday Free State Legislature sitting, Sisi Ntombela was re-elected as the Premier of the Free State.

Former Maluti-a-Phofung Mayor, Vusi Tshabalala will be the new chief whip in the province while Zanele Sifuba, has been elected to the speaker position.

The process was conducted by the Judge President of the Free State who ensured that the swearing-in ceremony went as smoothly as possible. 30 members of the legislature were sworn in yesterday.

The Free State legislature joined several other provincial bodies in holding its first sitting on Wednesday where its newly elected members were sworn in.

The swearing in of members of the provincial legislatures was done at the same time as the swearing-in of Members of Parliament (MP) in the National Assembly.