Elect a Joburg mayor today or I take over, Makhura warns

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- citizen.co.za | 4 months ago

Gauteng Premier David Makhura is warning he will intervene and take over the City of Joburg if a new mayor is not elected today and the city remains dysfunctional.

This comes after a council sitting last Thursday at which a new mayor was to be elected was postponed. This was due to differences over what entailed a majority vote.

“The provincial government will continue to intervene in municipalities affected by governance chaos and maladministration to ensure service delivery is not affected and residents do not suffer,” Makhura said.

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