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Limpopo Gambling Board appoints New CEO GREGORY MAKOKO been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Limpopo Gambling Board, succeeding Serobi Maja who retired at the end of October 2017. Chairperson of LGB Board, Elijah Tjiane addressed staff at a welcome reception at its offices recently and said the board was optimistic that Mr Makoko will take the Limpopo Gambling Board to greater heights and will uphold the legacy created by the previous leaders and in particular ensure that it retains unqualified audit reports from the Auditor General. Makoko is a former Deputy Director-General in the Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs and has 31 years of experience in the public service. He holds a BA Honours in Social Work, a BA in Social Work and Psychology as well as a Master’s degree in Public Administration. “The Board welcomes Mr Mokoko to the gambling regulatory industry and wishes him all of the best,” Tjiane concluded.

The new CEO of the Limpopo Gambling Board, Mokgase Gregory Makoko, and the Board Chairperson, Elijah Tjiane. Former CEO of the Limpopo Gambling Board, Serobi Maja with Lucy Montjane (Deputy Chairperson) and new CEO Mokgase Gregory Makoko.

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Gaming for Africa Magazine - Issue 137  

Africa's only Gambling Trade Publication - Covering Casino, Sportsbetting, Bingo, Lotteries and Integrated Resorts Gambling News

Gaming for Africa Magazine - Issue 137  

Africa's only Gambling Trade Publication - Covering Casino, Sportsbetting, Bingo, Lotteries and Integrated Resorts Gambling News