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Nelson Mandela Bay Council Meeting Chaos Part2

APR 10, 2018

Nelson Mandela Bay Council Speaker permanently adjourned Tuesday’s Special Council Meeting after the Eastern Cape leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA), Nqaba Bhanga, who is also the Bay’s MMC for Human Settlements, was booed while paying tribute to the late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

The meeting had been pushed forward 12 days after another Special Council Meeting that was meant to decide the future of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Athol Trollip; the Chief Whip, the Speaker and Portfolio Councillors, collapsed amid chaos.

At the start of Tuesday’s meeting, Council Speaker, Jonathan Lawack, made it clear that if any disruptions occurred again he would permanently adjourn the meeting.

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