Tshwane speaker convenes special council meeting, sets record straight

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- citizen.co.za | a month ago

Tshwane Speaker Katlego Mathebe has convened a special council meeting for Thursday, 16 January at 10am at Thswane House Council Chamber.

This comes after two failed attempts by the EFF and ANC to convene a special council meeting to oust the DA leadership in Tshwane, and the two parties issuing threats of legal action. The Office of the Speaker said in a statement that given the constructs that the ANC and EFF caucuses have been creating in the public domain suggesting that she is denying to convene such a meeting as per their request, the office “deems it to put things in perspective”.

ALSO READ: Second attempt at Tshwane council meeting fails – EFF and ANC threaten legal action “The Speaker received a petition on the 03 January 2020 from both caucuses requesting a meeting with only 25 signatures that were in the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) document (refer to the the media briefing of the 07 January 2020 on the same matter).

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