WATCH | 5 things to know about Cape Town’s new mayor Dan Plato

06 November 2018 - 15:26 By timeslive

Dan Plato officially became executive mayor of Cape Town after he was voted in with 146 out of 208 votes on Tuesday.

The former Western Cape MEC for community safety was inaugurated by city speaker Dirk Smit. Plato takes over from Patricia de Lille‚ who stepped down last week as mayor and as a DA member after a stormy relationship with the party.

Here is everything you need to know about him.