The DA will take on review the decision that led to former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip being ousted through a motion of no confidence. Trollip, in the meantime, was also adamant on Tuesday that he was still the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay. DA leader Mmusi Maimane, flanked by Trollip, said on Tuesday that the meeting that took place on Monday where the vote was taken by opposition councilors, “can only be described as a sham, a mockery and an insult to the voters”. Before Trollip’s ousting, council speaker Jonathan Lawack was first removed in a motion of no confidence after DA councillor Mbulelo Manyati abstained from the vote. His abstention allowed the numbers to tip in the favour of the opposition parties. Municipal manager Johann Mettler then took over chairing the meeting, but left after he declared a vacancy in Manyati’s position and the DA caucus and Trollip left. He later reportedly sent a message to say that he would reverse his decision to declare a vacancy. Maim...

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