Political parties sign petition in fresh bid to oust NMB mayor Bobani - report

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- news24.com | 3 months ago

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani might be facing a fresh bid to remove him as the DA, with the backing of COPE, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), the Patriotic Alliance and six ANC councillors have submitted a petition to the speaker's office urging her to hold a special meeting by next Friday, a report says.

According to the Herald, the petition contained the signatures of ANC councillors Andile Lungisa, Andile Mfunda, Simphiwe Tshaka, Becinga Mbuqu, Xola Tyali and Mzuvukile Bodi. The publication reported that all DA, COPE and ACDP councillors have signed as well as PA councillor Marlon Daniells, a member of the current coalition government.

This brought the number of signatures to a total 66 out of a council of 120, it said.

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