Mashaba promises to rebuild Alexandra houses

- | 8 months ago

Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Monday apologised to Alexandra residents whose houses were demolished, and then promised that the City of joburg will immediately rebuild their houses.

This as Mashaba visited Alexandra to map a way forward with residents after they were left destitute and homeless when the security and eviction agency the Red Ants, the police and Johannesburg metro police moved in to demolish at least 80 houses built on illegally occupied land in Stjwetla, Ward 109, on Thursday. “Give me an opportunity on behalf of the City of Johannesburg to apologise profoundly for what happened.

We apologise profoundly because what happened did not have my political directive, did not have the support of the multi-party government that I lead.

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