Paul Mashatile is sworn in as new Human Settlements MEC
Premier David Makhura announced his return on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng's new Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile has been sworn into office.
Makhura says Mashatile's return to the Gauteng provincial leadership will contribute towards helping the ANC retain municipalities.
Mashatile officially took up his post today and was sworn in at the office of Makhura who says the decision to have him moved from national to provincial leadership was a collective one.
Mashatile says he has already identified areas in his portfolio that need to be promptly addressed.
Once such area is the allocation of title deeds to residents - a process he says officials must start speeding up.