Nelson Mandela Bay's governing coalition scrambles to retain power

- | 8 months ago

The City was unable to spend its capital budget in its entirety by the end of the 2018/19 financial year that concluded on June 30.

It also just managed to pass its budget for the next financial year last month, but still needs to appoint a CFO in the metro. The fight for the appointment of a CFO has led to a stand-off between the governing coalition, which includes the ANC, UDM Mayor Mongameli Bobani and the DA-led opposition coalition.

The parties recently failed to reach a quorum in council when the DA walked out after Speaker Buyelwa Mafaya refused to table a motion of no confidence against Bobani.

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