MEC Fritz thanks Lt Gen Mokgabudi; Welcomes Act.Provincial Commissioner Patekile
The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes that Lieutenant General Yolisa Mogkabudi (née Matakata), will be stepping down from her role as the Western Cape’s Provincial Commissioner.
Major General Thembisile Patekile has been appointed as the Acting Western Cape Provincial Commissioner. Maj Gen Patekile previously served as the Eastern Cape’s Provincial Commissioner.
Minister Fritz wishes to thank Lt. Gen. Mokgabudi for her service to the province and wishes her well in future career.
Minister Fritz said, “My working relationship with Lt Gen Mokgabudi has been marked by openness and transparency and I thank her for her service. I hope to enjoy a similar working relationship with the incoming Acting Provincial Commissioner, Maj Gen Patekile.”
Minister Fritz added, “I look forward to working closely with Maj Gen Patekile on issues related to safety in the province and will have an introductory meeting with him next week. I am in full support of the recruitment process of the new Provincial Commissioner.”