Ronald Ozzy Lamola, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services of South Africa and a member of the African National Congress (ANC), was born on November 21, 1983. Since May 22, 2019, he has also been a member of the South African National Assembly. He participates in both the National Working Committee and the National Executive Committee of the ANC. Previously, Lamola had participated in the African National Congress Youth League.
Ronald Ozzy Lamola Profile
|Name||Ronald Ozzy Lamola|
|Born||21 November 1983 (age 37 years)
|Political Party||African National Congress|
|Education||University of Venda
University of South Africa
University of Pretoria
Wits Business Enterprise
Ronald Ozzy Lamola Age
His birthplace is Bushbuckridge, Transvaal, South Africa, and his date of birth is November 21, 1983. 37 years old is Ronald Lamola.
Ronald Ozzy Lamola Early life and education
Ronald Ozzy Lamola was born on November 21st, 1983 in Bushbuckridge, South Africa, which at the time was a part of the Transvaal Province. At the age of thirteen, he joined the ANC Youth League in 1996. He graduated from Mchacka High School in 2000. He soon enrolled at the University of Venda to pursue a law degree. He served as Chairperson of the South African Students Congress in Limpopo and President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) while attending the university.
In 2006, he graduated from the University of South Africa with a degree in practical legal training. He graduated from the University of South Africa with a post-graduate certificate in corporate law in 2008. Later, he was awarded a post-graduate qualification in financial markets and banking law. Lamola graduated from the University of Pretoria with an LLM in corporate law. He received a post-graduate certificate from Wits Enterprise in telecommunications policy, regulation, and management. He graduated from the University of Pretoria with two master’s degrees.
Ronald Ozzy Lamola Career
In 2006, Lamola began practicing law as an attorney at TMN Kgomo and Associates. Later, in 2009, he worked for the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality as a manager. From 2009 until 2011, he served as the Director of the Mpumalanga MEC for Culture, Sports, and Recreation. He temporarily acted as Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s spokesperson shortly after in 2011.
He served as the African National Congress Youth League’s (ANCYL) deputy president in the past. Prior to Julius Malema’s removal from the role of Youth League President in 2012 for bringing the party into disrepute, he worked with Malema.
Jacob Zuma, the former leader of the ANC, is harshly criticized by Lamola. He vocally supported Kgalema Motlanthe as Zuma’s successor in 2012.
Lamola ran for the National Assembly in the 2014 elections since he was ranked 175 on the ANC’s national list. He wasn’t elected to Parliament because of the ANC’s electoral success. Lamola vanished from view after the 2015 ANCYL elective congress and went on to run his own legal company.
He supported Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign for ANC President in 2017. Lamola was chosen to serve on the African National Congress’s (NEC) National Executive Committee in December of that same year. The ANC NEC quickly appointed him to the party’s National Working Committee, the highest decision-making body, in January 2018. Lamola was appointed to the National Assembly as a result of the elections in May 2019. On May 29, he was appointed to the position of Minister of Justice and Correctional Services by President Cyril Ramaphosa. He began working there on May 30.
Ronald Ozzy Lamola Personal life
On March 8, 2013, Lamola wed Bawinile “Winnie” Msiza at the Cunning Moor in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga.
Ronald Ozzy Lamola Wife
Lamola wed Bawinile “Winnie” Msiza on March 8, 2013. The Cunning Moor in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, served as the location for the couple’s wedding ceremony.