Today, 01 September 2021, the Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature, Hon. Sussana Dantjie will be swearing in Bushy Maape to be a Member of the North West Provincial Legislature at the Legislature Speaker’s Boardroom at 14h00.

The name of the Premier elect Bushy Maape was gazetted yesterday, he will be sworn in to fill in the vacant seat of the African National Congress (ANC) that Prof Job Mokgoro, the former Premier of the North West Province left after serving his resignation letter as MPL last month.

The Hon Speaker is guided by Schedule Act 73 of 1988 schedule 1a  Section 23(1)(b) that states; “in the event of a vacancy in the legislature to which this schedule applies, the party which the vacating member represented must fill the vacancy by nominating a person.”

Other due processes will unfold next week on 7 September 2021 during a Legislature House Sitting.