PhDs make Mbombo, Meyer the most academically qualified MECs in the Western Cape

These details have emerged following the recent controversy about the qualifications of senior DA members, including former Transport and Public Works MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela, who lied about a BCom degree.

2021-05-12 11:32:00 PM

Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo, with a PhD in gender and human rights from UWC, and Agriculture MEC Ivan Meyer, with a PhD in public and development management/ public administration, are the most academically qualified members of the provincial executive.

These details have emerged following the recent controversy about the qualifications of senior DA members, including former Transport and Public Works MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela, who lied about a BCom degree.

Dugmore had asked about the qualifications of the members of the executive as well as all the members of the top management of the provincial government and its entities.Education MEC Debbie Schäfer has a BA in English and psychology as well as an LLB (Bachelor of Law), and Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz is a qualified advocate with a BA (Hons) and an LLB.

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Cultural Affairs and Sport MEC Anroux Marais has a postgraduate diploma in vocational rehabilitation, a Bachelor’s in occupational therapy, a Bachelor (Hons) occupational therapy and she also completed a Commanding Officer course.Finance and Economic Opportunities MEC David Maynier has a BA, a BA Hons and a Master’s in public administration, while Human Settlements MEC Tertuis Simmers has matric and six certificates from various courses he has attended, including one for an international training course on politics and civil society, political parties and NGOs.

Environmental Affairs and Development Planning and Local Government MEC Anton Bredell has a national diploma in marketing and sales management, and Social Development MEC Sharna Fernandez has a Wits graduate certificate in governance and public leadership. headtopics.com

She has also attended numerous short courses in banking.Over the weekend it was reported that aspirant candidates who wish to represent the DA will now be required to submit copies of their qualifications. Read more: IOL News »

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Indeed, lofty credentials. They inspire confidence. The real fly in the ointment though is that one/one's who embellished their academic profiles ND had no action taken against them. Bongani Madikizela with Phd in stupidity

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