Ms Bongiwe Pricilla Mbinqo-Gigaba

National Assembly

Formerly: Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Bongiwe Pricilla Mbinqo-Gigaba

About Bongiwe Pricilla Mbinqo-Gigaba

Ms Mbiqo-Gigaba is the chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education in the National Assembly. Prior to serving in Parliament, she was a Member of the Executive Council (MEC) in the Northern Cape provincial government and was re-elected for a second term in May 2014.

On 1 March 2016, the former Premier of Northern Cape Sylvia Lucas appointed her as the MEC for the provincial department of Sports, Arts and Culture, succeeding Lebogang Motlhaping. She held this position until 10 May 2017, when Lucas moved her to the Public Works Portfolio. On 1 June 2017, Lucas reversed her decision and Mbinqo-Gigaba was back as MEC for Sports, Arts and Culture. During her tenure in the Northern Cape government, she was the province's youngest MEC.

For the 8 May 2019 general election, Mbinqo-Gigaba was a candidate for the National Assembly. She was nominated to Parliament following the election and was sworn into office on 22 May 2019. On 2 July 2019, she was elected chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, succeeding Nomalungelo Gina.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

2020 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 30

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 23

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