The newly sworn MEC for the North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, has vowed to prioritise the fight against crime. The MEC had alongside other MECs took an oath of office on Friday, 21st of June 2024.

Mosimanegape Wessels Morweng comes from Moshaneng Village, Lehurutshe in the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality. He is a Communication graduate from the Mafikeng Campus of the North West University.

Despite his relative young age, he is an experienced civil servant and quite versed with socioeconomic challenges in the Province. He is a former Director for Recreation Management at the Department of Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation where he also served as a Media Liaison Officer before becoming Head of MEC Office. He had recently been an Acting CEO of the Mmabana Foundation.

He already knows the task at hand and knows what is expected of him. “You don’t need to read any documents, nor listen to the news to know that our communities are complaining about high crime levels”, said MEC Morweng.

“Before I am a Member of the Executive Council, I am a citizen and a member of the community. Therefore, I know how crime affects the community. My message is simple; arrest arrest arrest all those who are terrorising our communities”, declared MEC Morweng who is the youngest of the ten MECs in the North West Provincial Legislature.

“The road ahead will not be easy but collectively pulling together with men and woman around me we shall overcome”, said MEC Morweng. Who met with the Executive Management Committee EMC of the Department.