Media Statement Swearing – in ceremony of new ANC MPL Mr Bentley Vass

The Northern Cape Provincial Legislature today 3rd October 2017 officially swore-in the new
Member of the Provincial Legislature (MPL) Mr Bentley Vass. He fills the vacancy created as a
result of the resignation of ANC MPL, Mr Dawid Rooi, who was the Chairperson of
Committees in the Legislature.

Honourable Vass’s legislative duties commence with immediate effect as the Legislature
programme has started for this quarter. As an MPL Hon Vass will also be allocated certain
committees to lead.

Hon Vass is the former executive mayor of the Namakwa District Municipality, with a seasoned
background in local government. He is also the deputy chairperson of the African National
Congress in the Province.

Issued by: Mpho Masina (Ms)
Spokesperson for the Office of the Speaker
Northern Cape Provincial Legislature
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