This comes after the leaders of the party have interviewed several candidates, including national spokesman Refilwe Ntseke and member of the provisional legislature Magasule Ghana.
City of Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga. Photo: @ SollyMsimanga / Twitter
JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA) has announced Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga as the Gauteng Premier candidate for the 2019 national elections
This is after the leaders of the party have interviewed several candidates , including the national spokesman Refiloe Ntsekhe and member of the provisional legislature Magasule Ghana.
The DA has previously identified Gauteng as the strategic province they want to govern.
The party says: "Gauteng will be a central battlefield in the election campaign next year and we are convinced that Solly will lead a team that will bring the change that the people of Gauteng deserve.
" Solly owns the experience , the temperament, the integrity and the expertise to lead the DA to victory in Gauteng. " @ MmusiMaimane officially announces @SollyMsimanga as DA Gauteng Premier candidate!
– DA Gauteng (@DA_GPL) August 19, 2018
– Democratic Alliance (@Our_DA) August 19, 2018