Ekurhuleni mayor announces plans to build a university

The City of Ekurhuleni mayor, Mzwandile Masina delivered his State of the City address on Wednesday.

Masina praised the city's clean audits and increased CapEx budget.

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He also reiterated his plans to build 100 000 new social houses by the year 2021.

The mayor joined Ray White on #702Breakfast to discuss his plans.

The metro is growing and as you know this is the metro that brings together 11 towns and 17 townships, so there has been a lot of work that has been done.

Mzwandile Masina, Executive mayor - City of Ekurhuleni

We are currently implementing some decisions that were taken by the African National Congress.

Mzwandile Masina, Executive mayor - City of Ekurhuleni

We are doing our best to ensure that everything that was envisioned comes to light now.

Mzwandile Masina, Executive mayor - City of Ekurhuleni

In his speech, Masina announced plans to build a university that will serve the people of Ekhurhuleni.

We have found that we are the only metro that does not have a university and we think that beyond educating our citizens, this university will create a new economic hub in our city.

Mzwandile Masina, Executive mayor - City of Ekurhuleni

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