Mahikeng: CEO of the North-West Gambling Board Mr Fortune Sekgapane has parted ways with the state entity. Mr Sekgaphane's fixed term contract with the Board ended on the 14th of January 2018. This departure comes after ten years of loyal and excellent service at the helm of the North-West Gambling Board.


Mr Sekgapane is credited for his meticulous leadership as Chief Executive Officer of the Board, having been instrumental in advocating for the creation of socio-economic opportunities for the less privileged, downtrodden and previously disadvantaged individuals. During his tenure as the CEO, the North-West Gambling Board grew by leaps and bounds.


Mr Sekgapane's leadership can also be attributed to shaping the gambling industry in the North West. And his contribution which spans over a decade as Chief Executive Officer has seen him serving in various committees in the South African Development Community (SADC) region, the continent and internationally.


In the interim Mr Jacob Montshioa will be acting as acting Chief Executive Officer of the until position of the CEO is filled. Mr Montshioa has been the Board's Legal Manager since 2008 and comes with a wealth of experience on matters relating to the regulation of gambling in the country.