EFF says they 'don't even know' Stevens Mokgalapa

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- citizen.co.za | 5 months ago

It is unclear whether the Democratic Alliance’s mayoral candidate and member of parliament Stevens Mokgalapa will end up running Tshwane as hoped, because their fractious allies the Economic Freedom Fighters “don’t even know the guy”.

Mokgalapa was elected yesterday as the DA’s preferred candidate to take over from Solly Msimanga when he leaves on February 11. Msimanga formally resigned as mayor at last Thursday’s council sitting to focus on his Gauteng premiership campaign.

Mokgalapa, a former Tshwane councillor and current shadow minister of international relations and cooperation, beat Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe, MMC of finance MareLise Fourie and economics development MMC Randall Williams to take over the reins.

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