Mec Mandla Makupula


Date of Birth: 09 October 1961, born in Tsolo Township, extension 1 Duncan Village.

Marital Status: Happily married and has been blessed with three children.

Current Positions

Member of the Executive Council (MEC) of the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) since 01 November 2010.

Member of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature since 1999.

Member of the African National Congress.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Walter Sisulu University (previously University of Transkei).
  • Higher Diploma in Education from Walter Sisulu University (previously University of Transkei).

  • Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities 

  • He taught for a number of years.
  • Involved in Rugby, Soccer and Boxing.
  • Committed to making a contribution to the emancipation of the poor and the disadvantaged of the Eastern Cape especially the poor child, prioritizing access and improvement of the people.
  • Served in various structures of the ANC.
  • Led the Communists as the Provincial Secretary.
  • Served in a number of Committees in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature.
  • Served as a Portfolio Chairperson in the Office of the Premier.