He was re-elected at the African National Congress’s 12th provincial elective conference in Pretoria.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura was nominated for the position of chairperson but declined. Makhura was elected deputy chairperson, according to the broadcaster.
Former Gauteng Health MEC Hope Papo was elected provincial secretary and Gwen Ramokgopa deputy provincial secretary.
Gauteng legislature speaker Ntombi Mekgwe was elected provincial treasurer.