Bandile Masuku (born in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto) is a South African and Medical doctor. He served under the position of Gauteng MEC for Health.
He is a Member of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature (since May 2019). He belongs to the political party African National Congress, ANC.
|Name||Bandile Edgar Wallace Masuku|
|Place of birth||Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto|
|Position||Member of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature|
His place of birth is in the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto. Bandile grew up in Soweto and was expelled from school.
During his academic days at Sekano-Ntoane Secondary School, he was active in youth activism. He later joined the Congress of South African Students (COSAS).
In 1992, he repeated his matriculation after not being successful in the previous year.
In 1994, he kicked off his study at the Sefako Makgatho University for a BSc.
In ’98, he registered to get a degree in medicine and graduated in 2004. He experienced a delay after he had to repeat a year in school.
During his years of study at the university, he served as the chairperson of the Student Representative Council (SRC).
In 2002, Masuku became a member of the National Executive Committee of the SA students Congress.
In 2013, he was appointed to serve under the position of the spokesperson of ANCYL.
As a doctor, he has worked in several hospitals and specialized in obstetrics and gynecology.
Before he was appointed to the office of the Gauteng provincial government.
He served under the position of the director of the obstetrics and gynecology unit, Thelle Mohoerane Regional Hospital, Gauteng.
He became a Member of Gauteng Provincial Legislature, he took on the position on the 22nd of May 2019.
On the 29th of May, he was appointed by Premier David Makhura to his cabinet.
He is married to Loyiso, an ANC municipal councilor in the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.
The couple has three (3) children and their place of residence is in Alberton, Gauteng.