NEWSFLASH: SOCA goes ahead despite ANC walkout

- | 4 months ago

The state of the capital address is going ahead as planned despite the ANC leaving the council chambers at the beginning of the meeting.

This comes after protests flared up in the various parts of the city purportedly around service delivery grievances. Speaking in the Tshwane council chambers, ANC councillor Oscar Mathafa told the house that they had hoped that the Speaker would speak on the protests in the city.

“The city is burning and we as the ANC think it is incumbent that we leave and go deal with the issues that they are raising than sit here to listen to a speech.

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