Tshwane speaker on Cogta MEC's decision to suspend her - 'it was a grave breach of separation of ...


- news24.com | 4 weeks ago

The DA have argued that Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile's decision to suspend Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe should be put on hold pending a legal review as she would not be able to represent the DA's interest in council.

The DA approached the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Friday, seeking interim relief against Maile's decision to suspend both Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe and DA's former speaker of Johannesburg Vasco da Gama, as they launch a review application. In a founding affidavit submitted to court, seen by News24, Mathebe argues that Maile's decisions were unlawful and irrational.

She further adds that the effect the decisions will have, are extreme.

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