Supra Mahumapelo Wiki – Supra Mahumapelo Biography
Supra Mahumapelo is a South African politician and musician. He served as the Provincial Secretary of the African National Congress North West Provincial Leadership from 2011 until August 2018. He previously served as Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature and member of the North West Provincial Legislature and Premier of North West. He stepped down in May 2018 after violent protests called for him to step down.
On May 9, 2018, he announced that he would take leave of absence and appointed Finance MEC Wendy Nelson as acting Premier. President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed an inter-ministerial task team to investigate violent protests in the province’s capital Mahikeng and other towns throughout the province over a long period of time which revealed a range of weaknesses across the provincial government and in municipalities. These included poor governance practices‚ skills shortages‚ incompetence‚ corruption and questionable supply chain management practices. He resigned as premier on May 23, 2018, and as a member of the North West Provincial Legislature on 22 June 2018. He was subsequently appointed to head the ANC’s provincial political school.
He began his schooling at Marotse Primary School and later attended Tlotlego Middle School in the Atamelang township. He spent his high school years in Phatshima High School in Atamelang and matriculated at Kgamanyane High School in Moruleng. After matric, he went to the former Transvaal Northern Technikon and obtained a National Diploma in Commercial Practice (NDCom). At the University of South Africa, he then did a Certificate in Public Finance and Economics. He then did his master’s degree in Political Economy at the former University of Port Elizabeth.
Supra Mahumapelo Age
He was born Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo on June 7, 1968, in North West, South Africa.
Supra Mahumapelo Wife
His first wife is recognized as Kule Mahumapelo. He also has Christina Kgari listed as his wife.
Supra Mahumapelo Children
He has four children. Among them is Supra Oarabile Mahumapelo.
Supra Mahumapelo Parents
He is the son of Agnes Matlakala Bereng,and Stephen Kalagongwe Mahumapelo. He has a sibling named Tau Mahumapelo. His mother, Agnes Matlakala Bereng, was a domestic worker who worked in Klerksdorp and later in Heldekruin Roodepoort. She was forced by her son to leave domestic work in 1995. His father, Stephen Kalagongwe Mahumapelo, was an entrepreneur in Saulspoort near Rustenburg. Mahumapelo was the herd boy of his village.