MEC Tasneem Motara ready to get her hands dirty

MEC Tasneem Motara ready to get her hands dirty

As an ANC MP, Motara served, among other positions, as Gauteng chief whip in the NCOP responsible for voting on behalf of the province and leading the Gauteng delegation. Image: Twitter

Destined for higher office, Tasneem Motara was groomed into politics by leaders and veterans of the ANC Women’s League.

Hailing from a family of leaders where everybody believes in love, peace and reconciliation, Tasneem Motara was almost destined for higher office.  Her background also allowed the relatively young politician to slot seamlessly into her portfolio as MEC for the department of infrastructure development and property management earlier this year.  The demanding department is no big deal for the humble politician, because working hard and under pressure, she says, is in her DNA.  Public service started at very young age for Motara, long before she was appointed as part of a group of former ANC Youth league members to serve...




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