The Office of the Chief Whip was established on 18 October 2002 by the Minister of Provincial and Local Government to create synergy and maintain discipline among councillors of various political parties in provincial and local government. The role of the Chief Whip of Council covers both the political and administrative domains of Council, with an emphasis on the political aspect.
Whip is elected by Council and is a full time councillor.
The following functions are delegated by Council to the Whip of Council, in terms of national conventions on the duties and functions of the Whippery.
The Whip of Council is required to::
Key Staff Listings and Contact Details:
Mr. Mzikayise Nikelo
Tel: (+27) 47 553 7027 / Tel: (+27) 47 553 7026
Mhlontlo Local Municipality is an administrative area in the OR Tambo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa. Mhlontlo was a King of the Pondomise people during the 19th century.