Makhubo taken to task for joining Soweto marchers calling for R150 electricity flat rate

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- sowetanlive.co.za | a month ago

Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo came under fire on Thursday at the council sitting for joining a Soweto protest calling for electricity flat rate.

Makhubo was taken to task by City of Johannesburg councillors for joining dozens of Soweto residents who were yesterday protesting over what they called abnormal loadshedding and also called for Eskom to implement a R150 electricity flat rate for all households. His participation in the march raised eyebrows, with questions raised on whether the ANC was marching against the ANC.

Both the EFF and the DA said  if Makhubo was advocating for a flat rate in Soweto, then he must do the same in all the other Johannesburg communities.

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