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DA, UDM showdown over Bobani re-instatement

Date: Aug 29, 2017

DA has until 4 PM on Monday to re-instate Mongameli Bobani as Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Deputy Mayor.

The United Democratic Movement has threatened to pullout of the coalition government in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro if its councillor and ousted Deputy Mayor, Mongameli Bobani, is not reinstated by Monday next week. Bobani was booted out as the Deputy Mayor through a vote of no confidence in yesterday's council meeting. The UDM has accused the DA of forming a 'side-marriage' with the Patriotic Alliance while COPE and the ACDP, have seemingly gone against their national leadership by also supporting the motion. UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa, in a letter addresed to the coalition partners, says his party will not be dictated to and asked the DA to stop acting like a 'big-brother' in the coalition government. 

Sakina Kamwendo spoke to UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa and DA Federal Chairperson and Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Athol Trollip...

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