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Chaos erupts in the Tshwane Council ahead of Mokgalapa’s no-confidence vote

The Economic Freedom Fighters doesn’t want the deputy speaker to preside over Thursday’s proceedings as they want speaker Katlego Matebe to preside.

FILE: Stevens Mokgalapa celebrated following his election as executive mayor on 12 February 2019. He was ousted on 5 December 2019 through a motion of no confidence. Picture: DA

JOHANNESBURG - There are chaotic scenes in the Tshwane Council ahead of a motion of no confidence in Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa this afternoon.

The Economic Freedom Fighters doesn’t want the deputy speaker to preside over Thursday’s proceedings as they want speaker Katlego Matebe to preside.

The discrepancy has delayed the process.

Meanwhile, in the Nelson Mandela Bay, the deputy mayor is now interim mayor after Mongameli Bobani was ousted in a vote of no confidence.

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