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United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says his party will support any suitable candidate to lead the Nelson Mandela Bay metro — as long as the person is not from the DA. Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip, of the DA, will face an EFF-sponsored motion of no confidence on Thursday. The EFF, the ANC and the UDM have indicated they will vote to have Trollip removed from office. Holomisa said that if the DA decided to field another candidate if the motion against Trollip succeeded, the UDM would not support a new DA candidate as trust in Nelson Mandela Bay had broken down between the DA and the UDM. However, it is not yet clear who an alternative candidate might be. Holomisa said the Congress of the People and the African Christian Democratic Party still worked within the coalition with the DA in Nelson Mandela Bay. "If the DA is honest with themselves they should vote for a candidate from any opposition party," Holomisa said. If the DA, which held the biggest chunk ...

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