Mayor Cllr Vania Davids

The mayor is the head of administration and has the overarching strategic and political responsibility Walter Sisulu Local Municipality. The Mayor together with the Executive committee have a political responsibility for sound governance and effective service delivery.

The mayor is the first citizen and represents the municipality at ceremonial functions.

The objectives of the office of the mayor are to:


Ensure good liaison with regional provincial and national political structures.

Support Service

Provide support service for sport and culture promotion.


Ensure effective communications with the media around political direction.

Effective Communication

Ensure effective management of the executive committee


Provide particular support to disadvantaged groups (Women, youth, elderly, Disabled and HIV/AIDS) and other special programmes.

Decision Making

Ensure Effective Political Direction and Decision making