Fannie Masemola has been appointed as the new national police commissioner of the country by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Presidency said Masemola’s appointment as police commissioner will ensure continuity in the most senior position in the police service following Khehla’s Sitole’s departure from office.
GENERAL FANNIE MASEMOLA APPOINTED IN TOP POSITION
“General Masemola has been a deputy police commissioner with an outstanding record of achievements and policing across South Africa. This includes helping with the de-escalation of violence in KwaZulu-Natal after our first democratic elections where he was stationed.
A SEASONED COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
“General Masemola also brings to this position his experience in drastically reducing cash-in-transit heists in the period around 2016,” Ramaphosa said.
Masemola served as the Deputy National Commissioner responsible for Policing since April 2016.