Office of the Speaker is administered by Cllr Maria Machuene Manamela in her capacity as the Speaker of Sekhukhune District Municipality.
The Speaker manages public participation through ward committee, stakeholder gatherings, petition process, by-laws etc, and enhancing the public participation role of the Speaker. Rendering secretariat services related to the meetings of ward committees, Section 79 Ad hoc committee and the council committee so as to enhance secretariat role of the Speaker.
Strategic goals of the Office of the Speaker are to provide political leadership in ward participatory governance. The Speaker will from time to time be required to communicate information concerning the community's participation in terms of Section 18 of the Municipal Systems Act, 2000. She was sworn-in as the directly elected councillor in the Council of Sekhukhune District Municipality on the 26th of August 2016, the very same day that she was elected as the Speaker of Sekhukhune District Municipality.
Her credentials as a community servant, a trusted leader and long serving councillor speak volumes, and faith in collective leadership is unquestionable.
Re phelele Mmago rena Molomo wa Pušoselegae ya Sekhukhune