Nelson Mandela Bay speaker cancels Bobani no confidence motion amid safety concerns

- | 3 months ago

At the 11th-hour, Nelson Mandela Bay council speaker Buyelwa Mafaya has cancelled a motion of no confidence in mayor Mongameli Bobani.

News24 understands that councillors received word of the cancellation early on Thursday morning - just hours before it was scheduled to be debated. Mafaya told News24 she could not speak to the media because she was trying to quell fires sparked by her decision.

READ | Parties battle for control of Nelson Mandela Bay as EFF withdraws from motion of no confidence against mayorA DA councillor told News24 that Mafaya claimed intelligence she had received from the police led to her decision.

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