Petrol jockey rises to be the boss

Just 10 years ago, Mpumelelo “China” Cingo was a petrol attendant wiping windscreens and checking water and oil at a filling station in Lusikisiki. Today he is the proud owner of his own garage, employing 21 people. Bizana-born Cingo, 33, was handed the garage in Oxford Street in East London by Total South Africa late last year after he successfully completed their Young Dealer programme.

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