No-confidence vote: Bobani still safe as council meeting turns into chaotic screaming contest

- | 5 months ago

This was the fourth attempt to oust Bobani from his mayoral position, among the many others that fell flat.

Council speaker Buyelwa Mafaya walked out of the council while opposition parties were shouting and screaming foul during the presentation of a second legal opinion on a better route to follow in order to manage the feisty meeting. The meeting, which started on a difficult note followed by an adjournment of 30 minutes as soon as it took off, set the tone for more adjournments, loud exchanges and several walkouts from the chambers.

By Monday afternoon, the marathon meeting, which resulted in the EFF walking out, had not tabled the first item on its agenda.

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