The Minister of Public Works, Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko has expressed gratitude to Mr Mziwonke Dlabantu, for the sterling work he has performed during his tenure as the Director-General (DG) of the Department of Public Works.
Mr Dlabantu, who assumed the position of DG of the Department in 2012 has been been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the National Home Builders Registration Council with effect from 1 October 2017.
The Minister says that the DG came into the Department at a difficult time, following a period of great instability at all levels of leadership.
“It is instructive that during his time as the DG, the Department adopted and started with implementation of a seven year turnaround strategy aimed at improving as well as strengthening internal controls, management practices and systems anchored on stabilization, efficiency enhancement, sustainability and growth. We acknowledge Mr Dlabantu’s contribution in steering the department towards improving financial audit disclaimers to clean financial audits in the last two years and wish him well in his new area of redeployment,” says the Minister.
Nhleko announced the appointment of Deputy Director General for Corporate Services, Adv Sam Vukelwa as Acting DG until a substantive candidate has been appointed to the advertised post.
Issued by Department of Public Works