Tshwane Mayor saga: Stevens Mokgalapa no confidence motion - ANC, EFF stage walk out


- news24.com | 4 months ago

A late night sitting of the Tshwane Council has collapsed following a walkout by the ANC and EFF after a motion of no confidence against Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa was disallowed.

Following a full day of arguing semantics and disruptions, the council finally reached the motion of no confidence submitted by the EFF. Speaker Katlego Mathebe disallowed the motion on a technicality, arguing that the EFF's reasons for the motion were not based on fact, but opinion.

Quoting the rules, she said the EFF's reasons "advances arguments, expressed opinions, or contains incessant factual, incriminating, disparaging or improper suggestions".

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