Geoff Makhubo Biography: Political Career, Family Life & Education
Moloantoa Geoffrey Makhubo who is also addressed as Geoff Makhubo is a South African politician. He is currently the Mayor of Johannesburg.
He belongs to the African National Congress (ANC) and serves as the patry’s regional chair.
|Birth Name:||Moloantoa Geoffrey Makhubo|
|Other Names:||Geoff Makhubo|
|Born:||8 February 1968|
|Occupation:||Mayor Of Johannesburg|
Makhubo was born on the 8th of February, 1968 in Soweto in the previous Transvaal Province.
He attended the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University) and bagged a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the institution in 1990.
Geoffrey has completed several “Advanced Management” courses.
Makhubo served as the Johannesburg’s Member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) for Finance under the mayoralty of Parks Tau.
He has also held administrative roles in the African National Congress’s Greater Johannesburg Region.
- He was the regional treasurer before he became the regional leader in July 2018.
- He was appointed the assembly leader of the ANC, in the city council after the resignation of Parks Tau in 2019.
On the 28th of November 2019, after the resignation of Herman Mashaba, the ANC announced that it had nominated Goeffery for the position of Mayor.
On the 4th of December 2019, Geoffrey was officially elected to the post. He won the election with a total of 137 votes.
However, his election into office, was accompanied by so much controversy.
As he received accusations of “gross corruption” by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA).
The corruption accusations were based on the grounds of a supposed payment of thirty million Rand to his company, from Regiments Capital during his service as MMC for Finance.
The details of Geoff‘s family are limited. However, there is proof of their existence based on a tweet he shared on the 31st of October 2015.
Which he captioned “Me and happy people.”
- Twitter: @GeoffMakhubo
- Instagram: @geofmakhubo
- Facebook: @Geoff Makhubo