JOHANNESBURG - Panyaza Lesufi has been elected as the 7th premier of Gauteng.
He defeated the DA's Solly Msimanga.
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Lesufi was sworn in by Deputy Judge President of the North Gauteng High Court, Aubrey Ledwaba on Thursday.
This follows the resignation of David Makhura who's held the office for 8 years.