Councillor Hattingh Bornman was elected as the new Executive Mayor for Kouga Municipality at an Ordinary Council meeting on 30 June 2023. He replaces former Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, who vacated the political office of Executive Mayor by resignation.

Kouga Municipality wish to congratulate Hendricks, for being appointed as a member in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature.

Former Mayor Hendricks excelled during an extensive interview process and was identified as the best candidate by the selection panel.

Bornman was welcome as Mayor by Kouga Speaker, Brenton Williams (right)