Johannesburg, 30 October 2017
For immediate release
ANC Gauteng Province places Emfuleni Local Municipality Mayor Simon Mofokeng on Special Leave 
ANC Gauteng Provincial Office Bearers (POB’s) convened a meeting with ANC Sedibeng Regional Office Bearers (ROB’s) today in Johannesburg to consider allegations of sexual abuse against the Mayor of Emfuleni Local Municipality, Simon Mofokeng.
A decision was taken that Mayor Mofokeng should be placed on Special Leave pending the investigation of the allegations by the relevant law enforcement agencies.
Following Council processes, an Acting Mayor will be appointed and announced in due course.
Issued by:  
Hope Mankwana Papo
ANC Gauteng Provincial Secretary
For enquiries please contact:
Nkenke Kekana
ANC Gauteng Head of Communications